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One million species, and counting

Just weeks after adding its millionth Web page, the online biology clearinghouse the Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) has received a major grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation that will allow it to continue its mission of ...

dateJul 10, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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The Encyclopedia of Life expanding at a record pace

The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL, continues to expand at a record pace with the addition of new content and partners. At the start of 2012, EOL provides data on nearly half of all described species, with new content ...

dateJan 04, 2012 in Ecology
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Online encyclopedia makes life searchable

( -- One hundred and fifty thousand species down, 1.65 million to go. That is the tally for the online Encyclopedia of Life, an ambitious two-year-old project with the goal of nothing less than documenting in ...

dateSep 17, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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