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2016-09-01 — 2016-09-10, Honolulu
Held once every four years, the IUCN World Conservation Congress brings together several thousand leaders and decision-makers from government, civil society, business, and academia, with the goal of conserving the environment and harnessing the solutions nature offers to global challenges. The Congress aims to improve how we manage our natural environment for human, social and economic development, but this cannot be achieved by conservationists alone. The IUCN Congress is the place to put aside ... [Information of the supplier]
Conferences and Congresses (archive)Resource type
Bishop Museum was founded in 1889 by Charles Reed Bishop. The Museum was established to house the extensive collection of Hawaiian artifacts and royal family heirlooms of the Princess, and has expanded to include millions of artifacts, documents and photographs about Hawai‘i and other Pacific island cultures. Today, Bishop Museum is the largest museum in the state and the premier natural and cultural history institution in the Pacific, recognized throughout the world for its cultural collections, ... [Information of the supplier, modified]
Museums and CollectionsResource type
The Project is a programme of the Cook Islands Government: a) to collect and integrate scientific and traditional information on local plants and animals; and b) to preserve such information, and make it available to the general public. [Information of the supplier]
Literature databases; Factual databasesResource type
Our goal is to provide a flexible query tool to access information on Hawaiian vascular plants from a taxonomic or geographical perspective at a variety of levels of detail. Queries can result in a simple checklist with island distribution to information on names, types, identifying characteristics, and images (illustrations and photographs). Currently, the available databases can supply checklists of Hawaiian flora and type information for names based on Hawaiian collections. The present checklist ... [Information of the supplier]
Factual databases; Picture databasesResource type
There are approximately 17,000 terrestrial, 500 freshwater, and 5,500 marine species of plants and animals in Hawai‘i. Bishop Museum, which has the world’s largest biological collections for Hawai‘i (about 4 million specimens) is conducting field surveys to document the distribution of these organisms and is organizing information from its collections and the associated scientific literature into comprehensive computerized databases. This information will be used to assist natural resource agencies ... [Information of the supplier]
Literature databases; Factual databasesResource type
The mission of the Coral Health and Monitoring Program is to provide services to help improve and sustain coral reef health throughout the world. Our long term goals are: establish an international network of coral reef researchers for the purpose of sharing knowledge and information on coral health and monitoring; provide near real-time data products derived from satellite images and monitoring stations at coral reef areas; provide a data repository for historical data collected from coral reef ... [Information of the supplier]
Discipline based portals and link collections; Research projects; Newsletter, mailing lists, forums, blogsResource type
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