BiodiversLife.com is a web portal to nearly 200 reviewed mega biodiversity databases and Biodiversity News. Here you will find all you need about wildlife conservation, flora and fauna loss, hot spots and maps, ecology and ecosystems, endangered species, terrestrial and marine biodiversity, habitat information.
Biodiverse Life is offered with humility in the hope that humankind will make the evoloutionary leap in consciousness necessary to help reverse the current tragic loss of precious life that is unfolding.
Diversitas- How did biodiversity evolve in space and time to reach current state?How much biodiversity exists and how does its change or loss affect the system as a whole?How does biodiversity correspond to the delivery of ecosystem functions and services, and what is the true value of these commodities.How can scientific investigation support policy and decision making to encourage more sustainable use of biodiversity? Armed with a broader, deeper knowledge of biodiversity, we will be better equipped to safeguard the future of Earth’s natural resources. More
History of Life- Life! It's everywhere on Earth; you can find living organisms from the poles to the equator, from the bottom of the sea to several miles in the air, from freezing waters to dry valleys to undersea thermal vents to groundwater thousands of feet below the Earth's surface. Over the last 3.7 billion years or so, living organisms on the Earth have diversified and adapted to almost every environment imaginable. . More
World Data Center for Biodiversity and Ecology- The WDC for Biodiversity and Ecology contains data related to federal, state, non-profit, university, and private sector research data and information gathered within the United States. This information includes land cover (vegetation mapping, gap analysis), species information, regional information throughout the U.S., national level data and information related to bird conservation, invasive species, fisheries and aquatic resources, wildlife disease, and amphibian declines. MoreMore
Antbase- Antbase now provides for the first time access to all the ant species of the world, one of the ecologically most important groups of animals worldwide. Antbase is a collaborative effort between scientists from around the world, aiming at providing the best possible access to the wealth of information on ants, to fulfil the conservation needs of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects (IUSSI), and the Species Survival Commission of the World Conservation Union (IUCN).
Hexacorallians of the World! What a fantastic site name. Sea anemones, corals and their allies is the focus of this site which contains inventories of type, specimens, distribution maps and images, expedition details etc. Isn't it about time that you snuggled-up a bit closer to a Hexacorallian? Good job, gatherers of Hexacorallian data......... More
HerpNET is a collaborative effort by natural history museums to establish a global network of herpetological collections data, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF No. 0132303) and a GBIF DIGIT grant. Sixty-four institutions are participating in the HerpNET community, with an open ended invitation to institutions who would like to join. Currently 56 institutions are available on the specimen searching portal, with data from over 5.5 million specimens available for searching. More
Biodiversity Heritage Library- Ten major natural history museum libraries, botanical libraries, and research institutions havejoined to form the Biodiversity Heritage Library Project.. its plan? No less than to digitize the published biodiversity literature in their collections. Marvellous work. Thanks! More
Algaebase- Where would we be without algae? This site lists 121, 873 species and infraspecific names in it's database. 5,617images, 37,873 bibliographic items, 136,905 distributional records. Thank you. Respect to you Algaebase crew! Go the Algae and prosper! More
Featured Species Tigers- There are nine recent subspecies of tiger, three of which are extinct. Their historical range (severely diminished today) ran through Bangladesh, Siberia, Iran, Afghanistan, India, China, and southeast Asia, including some Indonesian islands. The surviving subspecies, in descending order of wild population, are: more