2010 Catalogue of Life Annual Checklist launched
7th April 2010
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.
This year's edition contains 1,257,735 species from 77 databases.
Ten new databases joined the project since the last year edition:
- Brassicaceae species checklist and database
This year's edition is dedicated to the International Year of Biodiversity and endorsed by the UN Convention on Biological Diversity as part of its Global Taxonomy Initiative (GTI) and the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) Target 1.
An additional 3,500 copies are being distributed by the CBD at SBSTTA in Nairobi, Kenya and at the COP in Nagoya, Japan.
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