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I love this website of the Biodiversity Heritage Library. Through this website, a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries have made available the legacy literature of biodiversity held in their collections.
If you are interested in the use of GIS / spatial tools in the development and implementation of a management plan of conservation areas, have a look at Robert (GeoBob) Ford’s blog. It gives background information and ideas concerning the … Continue reading
Interesting new map of the height of Earth’s forests. See this article for more information or go the NASA lab propulsion laboratory website to download the map (kmz file to see the map in Google earth layer or a geotiff). … Continue reading
Conservation Biology for All, a book edited by Navjot S. Sodhi of the National University of Singapore and Paul R. Ehrlich of Stanford University, has been posted on mongabay.com, an environmental science and conservation news site. Go here to download … Continue reading
In an earlier post I wrote how I created a mash-up map with MapTiler. There is an option in MapTiler to set transparency for a color, but this didn’t work for me at the time. I therefore created a small … Continue reading
For a project a few years ago we created a vegetation map for central and southwest Kenya (see http://ecodiv.org/trapnell for more information). The map together with documentation was initially made available on CD-ROM. I also created an online map. Apart … Continue reading