A new Viewpoint article in BioScience, authored by members of the BCoN Advisory Council and representatives from the Academies’ panel on biological collections, discusses the necessary steps for the biodiversity collections community to position itself as an important catalyst of research. Events such as the COVID-19 pandemic have highlighted the crucial role played by biodiversity […]
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BCoN Report: Extending U.S. Biodiversity Collections to Promote Research and Education
The Biodiversity Collections Network has released its new report, Extending U.S. Biodiversity Collections to Promote Research and Education. You are invited to download and share the summary brochure and to review the longer report that provides additional detail about this vision for the future. James Lendemer, et al., The Extended Specimen Network: A Strategy to […]