At one time, the Colorado River Delta comprised over two million acres of thriving wetlands and waterways extending from the southwestern tip of the U.S. to Mexico’s Gulf of California. But in the last half century, the imbalance between the human needs all over the basin and the natural output of the delta has reduced the river to a weak trickle.Story/Video
NatureServe is pleased to receive the 2016 CIO 100 Award for its innovation in cloud-based biodiversity data technology through its Biotics 5 platform. This prestigious award honors those whose work has profoundly shaped the IT/business landscape, demonstrating both creative vision and practical leadership in information technology.News Item
A tiny white-flowered plant that only grows in one place in the world—on Cape Bathurst Peninsula and Baillie Island—might be one of the first species in Canada’s Far North to go extinct as a result of the effects of climate change. News Item
Planning and managing natural resources in coastal regions is highly complex because of the interconnectedness of terrestrial, freshwater, and marine realms; diverse human uses; and climate change. In this presentation, we will explain and demonstrate a toolkit for integrated land-sea planning (ILSP) (also ridge-to-reef planning) comprised of NatureServe Vista, OpenNSPECT, and Marxan.