GBIF looks like an acronym that could be scribbled on the inside cover of a schoolgirl’s notebook, representing an expression of earnest affection – some variant of BFF. In fact, it represents a more serious idea: A place to collect data from observations of living organisms – the Global Biodiversity Information Facility.
The Global Biodiversity [...]
A new scientific study shows that an increasing amount of life on our planet is near total annihilation. Right wing activists say that we just don’t need to worry about that. [...]
We’re used to thinking about the peril the world’s amphibian species are in. However, we mammals aren’t that much better off. [...]
This little flying frog is just one among hundreds of newly discovered species from the eastern Himalayan region. [...]
Let’s hope that the human downturn this year clears out enough conventional wisdom to make way for ideas about how we can change our lives so that we are enriched by the living wealth of our planet without leaving it spent. [...]