New research led by BirdLife International and co-authored by NatureServe calls attention to the fact that despite historic efforts and current commitments, half the world's most important sites for nature are now without protection.
12 percent of marine species surveyed in the Gulf of California, the coasts of Panama and Costa Rica and the five offshore oceanic islands and archipelagos in the tropical eastern Pacific are threatened with extinction.
Data from the NatureServe network contributes to the first global analysis of how much, where, and when carbon-based incentives for forest conservation could benefit biodiversity by saving at-risk species.
Today NatureServe announced the donation of software valued at $1.25 million from Microsoft Corporation. The grant will help NatureServe protect the wild plants, animals, and ecosystems across the Americas.
NatureServe will present Edward O. Wilson, Ph.D., with its annual NatureServe Conservation Award during a reception at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, D.C., on March 8, 2011, at 6:00 p.m.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has awarded two contracts to NatureServe for the purpose of conducting Rapid Ecoregional Assessments across 176,000 square miles of the Mojave Desert and the Great Basin.
NatureServe today announced its inaugural class for Leader to Leader, a new program that, with support from American Express, will cultivate the skills of emerging leaders in the field of environmental conservation.
Highly Regarded Conservation Scientist Brings Expertise in Threatened Species and Ecosystems
NatureServe, March 2, 2010
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Encyclopedia of Life uses NatureServe Data
Encyclopedia of Life has just published detailed conservation and life history information from NatureServe for more than 60,000 plants and animals! Visitors exploring the "Details" tab on EOL's species records will now find comprehensive distribution, habitat, trend, and threat information along with New World range maps and conservation status maps for U.S. states and Canadian provinces. View the full collection of species with NatureServe information and maps. Learn more about all of the updates and additions to EOL.
Selon l'état de nos connaissances, 182 taxons ont été retenus, ce qui représente 22% de la flore bryologique de la province. En plus d'être représentée par un dessin et une photo, chaque espèce est décrite sous l'angle de la taxonomie, de l'habitat, de la répartition et de sa précarité (subnationale, nationale et globale).
Based upon our current state of knowledge, this work features 182 taxa, representing 22% of the province' bryological flora. Each species appears with a drawing and photograph and is described in terms of its taxonomy, habitat, distribution, and threat level (subnational, national, and global).
156 pages, PDF file
Despite the promises, enshrined in the Convention on Biological Diversity, the plight of threatened species has gotten worse, not better, researchers report online today in Science. NatureServe's chief scientist, Tom Brooks, is quoted.
Beyond the beaches and bike trails at Jekyll Island [Georgia], a new natural community has been discovered tucked within the island’s iconic maritime forest. The NatureServe-developed National Vegetation Classification system is cited.
Is it a bog, a barren, a thicket, or a bald? A new book—authored by Andy Cutko of the network member Maine Natural Areas Program and NatureServe ecologist Sue Gawler—describes 104 groupings of flora and fauna in Maine and where to find them.