Quebec Centre for Biodiversity Science

With global temperatures continuing to rise at an alarming rate, predictions for the impact of climate change on plants and wildlife must improve to give scientists a clearer picture of which species are most at risk of extinction.

Classified as: news, science, climate change, Quebec Centre for Biodiversity Science, Dept. of Biology, Research McGill
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Published on: 8 Sep 2016

Until today, a map from 1876 has been the backbone for our understanding of global biodiversity. Thanks to advances in modern technology and data on more than 20,000 species, scientists have now produced a next-generation map depicting the organization of life on Earth. Published online in Science Express, the new map provides fundamental information regarding the diversity of life on our planet and is of major significance for future biodiversity research.

Classified as: biodiversity, Jean-Philippe Lessard, map, Quebec Centre for Biodiversity Science, Wallace
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Published on: 20 Dec 2012