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Alpandino emerged from ALPECOLe, an e-learning course in alpine ecology jointly developed by a consortium of Swiss institutions as part of the Swiss Virtual Campus program. Alpandino is the Spanish translation of the globally applicable alpine plant ecology part of ALPECOLe. The original ALPECOLe course also offers lessons that are rather specific to the Alps or to the temperate zone and thus have not been considered for translation in the context of Alpandino (e.g. specific accounts of vegetation, ... [Information of the supplier]
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In response to the ‘Biodiversity Crisis’ and the ‘Taxonomic Impediment’, the aim of this publication is to make available, online, information about ecology and taxonomy of diverse groups of megadrile earthworms, information that is currently scattered, outdated, or otherwise unavailable. This goal complements those advocated by groups such as BioNet, CBD (GTI), Diversitas, GBIF, IUCN/SSG, Wikispecies, ZipcodeZoo and Zoobank. Presentation is a series of discrete chapters in various formats as originally ... [Information of the supplier]
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The German Alpine Club (Deutscher Alpenverein - DAV) is one of the world's largest climbing associations. A main task of the DAV is the maintenance of several hundred mountain huts. Recently, the Club's policies have turned to habitat conservation of fauna and flora of the Alps. [Editorial staff vifabio]
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The Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA) network of DIVERSITAS actively explores and explains the great biological richness of the mountains of the world. GMBA seeks to provide input to policy makers and stakeholders for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in mountain regions. [Information of the supplier]
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The International Potato Center (known by its Spanish acronym, CIP) seeks to reduce poverty and achieve food security on a sustained basis in developing countries through scientific research and related activities on potato, sweetpotato, other root and tuber crops, and on the improved management of natural resources in the Andes and other mountain areas. [Information of the supplier]
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