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Conservation Biology in Sub-Saharan Africa

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John W. Wilson
, 
Richard B. Primack

Appendix A

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Selected Sources of Information

Searchable databases provide a convenient way to find information on species, places, and topics. With the help of citizen scientists, these databases are rapidly expanding. Below are a few online databases that are free to use. Many also allow users to contribute their own data.

Biodiversity A-Z

http://www.biodiversitya-z.org

᛫ A thesaurus for biodiversity terminology.

Conservation Training

https://www.conservationtraining.org

᛫ Free conservation-based training materials, provided by TNC.

Copenhagen databases of African vertebrates

https://macroecology.ku.dk/​resources/​african-vertebrates

᛫ Distribution maps for Africa’s mammals, birds, snakes, and amphibians.

eBird

http://ebird.org

᛫ Citizen science platform for the global birding community.

Encyclopaedia of Life

http://www.eol.org

᛫ Developing resource documenting the biology of all species known to science.

Evidensia

https://www.evidensia.eco

᛫ Comprehensive information on sustainability standards.

Global Biodiversity Information Facility

http://www.gbif.org

᛫ Free and open access to biodiversity data.

Global Register of Introduced and Invasive Species (GRIIS)

http://www.griis.org

᛫ Information about invasive species.

iNaturalist

http://www.inaturalist.org

᛫ A citizen science project that collects distribution data on all species.

Learning for Nature

https://learningfornature.org

᛫ e-Learning resource by the UNDP.

Mongabay

https://news.mongabay.com

᛫ A leading environmental news source.

Movebank

https://www.movebank.org

᛫ A free online database for animal tracking data

Protected Planet

https://www.protectedplanet.net

᛫ Comprehensive global spatial dataset on protected areas.

PADD tracker

http://www.padddtracker.org

᛫ Monitors protected area downgrading, downsizing, and degazettement.

Species+

https://www.speciesplus.net

᛫ Provides information on species covered by multilateral environmental agreements.

Vital Signs

http://vitalsigns.org

᛫ Collects and integrates data on agriculture, ecosystems, and human well-being.

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