Map of Life Provides Online Resource to Monitor All Animal and Plant Life on Earth

May 14, 2012 by  
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A team of researchers from Yale University is developing the Map of Life , an online platform that will monitor the existence of all plants and animals on the planet. When completed, users can search for any species in the world, locate them on satellite or terrain maps and then add their knowledge and feedback. If Wikipedia, Google Maps and the best nature field guides were combined into one web site, the result would be Map of Life. This intuitive platform could help increase the understanding of the world’s biodiversity–and perhaps even save it. Read the rest of Map of Life Provides Online Resource to Monitor All Animal and Plant Life on Earth Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Biodiversity , biodiversity loss , Climate Change , habitat destruction , map of life , threatened species , Walter Jetz , Yale University

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Map of Life Provides Online Resource to Monitor All Animal and Plant Life on Earth

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