Catalogue of Life

Catalogue of Life. From their website:” The Catalogue of Life is the most comprehensive and authoritative global index of species currently available. It consists of a single integrated species checklist and taxonomic hierarchy. The Catalogue holds essential information on the names, relationships and distributions of over 1.6 million species. This figure continues to rise as information is compiled from diverse sources around the world” .   It contains all the taxonomic data you might need.

Why Ecology Matters

Rating: Charles J Krebs. 2016. Why Ecology Matters. Chicago University Press. ISBN – 978 0 226 31815 8 I’ll start with an admission – I’ve followed Krebs work for many years and find him one of the most persuasive writers in ecology! Not that I’m biased of course, it’s just I have expectations of this slender text! The title should be obvious. Of course it matters (providing you want a healthy planet to live on).  I start, suspecting a carefully […]