Tag Archives: open source

Globalization is leading to greater biodiversity … in many regions, temporarily.

Most headlines about biodiversity follow the same storylines:  Species are going extinct at an incredible rate.   We are in the middle of the Earth’s sixth extinction event.  The number of endangered species keeps growing because of habitat loss and … Continue reading

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Citizen Science … science for everyone

Crowdsourcing, citizen science, networked science, collective intelligence … these are some of the things I’ve been thinking about recently. Since we are finding new ways to collect, organize, and distribute information, we are also opening up some incredible opportunities to … Continue reading

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Free Textbook — Conservation Biology

“Oxford University Press makes conservation biology textbook by some of the world’s most prominent ecologists and conservation biologists available as free download.” Conservation Biology for All (Edited by Navjot S. Sodhi and Paul R. Ehrlich) is available as a free download … Continue reading

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