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Scholarly Web Sites
American Institute of Biological Sciences
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is a nonprofit scientific association dedicated to advancing biological research and education for the welfare of society.
Ecological Society of America
The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of scientists founded in 1915 to promote ecological science through public awareness, increased resources for research, and enhanced communication between the ecological community and policy-makers.
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has for more than four decades been assessing the conservation status of species, subspecies, varieties, and even selected subpopulations on a global scale in order to highlight taxa threatened with extinction.
National Academy of Sciences
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is an honorific society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology and to their use for the general welfare.
National Center for Biotechnology Information
The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information. Resources available through NCBI include BLAST, Entrez, GenBank, Genome, Nucleotide Database, PubMed, and many more.
National Science Foundation (NSF)
NSF is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science." NSF is the only federal agency whose mission includes support for all fields of fundamental science and engineering, except for medical sciences.
Tree of Life Web Project (ToL)
ToL is a collaborative effort of biologists and nature enthusiasts from around the world to provide information about biodiversity, the characteristics of different groups of organisms, and their evolutionary history. ToL pages are linked one to another hierarchically, in the form of the evolutionary tree of life, illustrating the genetic connections between all living things.
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