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Algae are photosynthetic organisms that occur in most habitats. They vary from small, single-celled forms to complex multicellular forms, such as the giant kelps that grow to 65 meters in length. The Algal Collection of the U.S. National Herbarium is represented by nearly 300,000 accessioned and inventoried herbarium specimens preserved on herbarium sheets, microscope slides or liquid preparations. The collection is comprised of marine, estuarine, freshwater, terrestrial (including cave) and airborne ... [Information of the supplier, modified]
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The American Museum of Natural History is one of the leading institutions in scientific and cultural research worldwide. It was founded in 1869 and is situated in the Central Park in New York. Several departments (anthropology, geology, palaeontology and zoology) contribute significantly to the discovery of natural history. Furthermore the collection grew of the centuries (more than 30 million objects) and therefore is of worldwide relevance. Many special and permanent exibitions gain an insight ... [Information of the supplier, modified]
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Naturschutz hat Geschichte! Seit fast zweihundert Jahren engagieren sich in Deutschland Personen, Gruppen, Verbände und Institutionen für den Schutz der Natur. Von der Gründung von naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaften und Verbänden des Natur- und Heimatschutzes am Ende des 19. Jh. bis hin zu den Diskussionen der Gegenwart um internationale Naturschutznetzwerke und nachhaltiges Nutzen reicht der geschichtliche Bogen des Naturschutzes. Die Stiftung Naturschutzgeschichte will die Geschichte der sozialen ... [Information of the supplier]
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This web site highlights the National Museum of American History's varied collection of papier-mâché anatomical models and provides additional in-depth information not included in the original three-dimensional exhibition. The exhibit showcases two major themes. It explores the history and use of papier-mâché anatomical models, and, then focuses on their construction, conservation, and preservation. [Information of the supplier]
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The Naturhistorische Museum - Natural History Museum - was set up again after the devastating fire of 1865 by the Admont Benedictine Father Gabriel Strobl in the years 1866 to 1910. In his scientific activity Father Gabriel Strobl built up a huge insect collection with roughly 252,000 specimens, with the collection of about 80,000 flies being one of the three most important in Europe. Through his own collecting, exchange, buying and in the form of gifts Father Gabriel Strobl acquired over 44 years ... [Information of the supplier, translated]
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The BiNHum-Portal is a joint Humboldt-Ring project, for querying the biodiversity data of different institutions. [Information of the supplier]
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The Biology Centre collects, retains, researches, documents and mediates knowledge about the animal and plant world, rocks and minerals. The greatest current challenge to this is the global biodiversity crisis. The study of nature in order to be able to protect it effectively and creation of nature consciousness are the logical reactions to it. Only natural history museums with their authentic objects make natural history scientifically and objectively comprehensible. [Information of the supplier]
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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]
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This Museum was founded in 1946 and named after Richard M. Bohart in 1983. In over fifty years of his career, he contributed significantly to entomological research. Therefore, insects are the research object of this institution. The seventh largest insects collection (more than seven million specimens) is hosted here. The collection is of worldwide relevance. Furthermore, several projects are realized and diverse information are provided in connection to the specialisation of the museum. Many information ... [Editorial staff vifabio]
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Die Homepage des Botanischen Gartens und Botanischen Museums Berlin-Dahlem bietet Informationen zu der Tätigkeit dieser Einrichtung, die neben der Präsentation der Pflanzenwelt auch Forschungsaufgaben und andere Dienstleistungen umfasst. Eine umfangreiche Linksammlung führt zu Herbarien, Datenbanken und wichtigen Portalen des Fachgebiets. [Editorial staff vifabio]
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