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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 m ...

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, w ...

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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