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How to take a census of Earth's biodiversity? One team of researchers has a plan


March 11, 2019

How do you monitor the number and location of Earth's plants and animals at any given time? It's a daunting, planet-sized problem, but an international team of researchers has published a proposal for how to do just that. Full Story

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Florida Museum of Natural History

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