The Map of Life

integrating species distribution knowledge

New York Times Green Blog, “Filling In the Blanks on a Map of Life”, May 2012

The applications for such a compilation are vast. Aside from being an educational tool, it helps expose holes in distribution data sets so that future biodiversity research can focus on more specific targets. It’s also a resource for making better decisions on land management and conservation and a potential means of studying disease transmission in wildlife populations.

— Joanna M. Foster, Filling In the Blanks on a Map of Life, New York Times Green Blog: May 16, 2012

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Written by Gaurav

May 16, 2012 at 4:39 pm

Posted in Press

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