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Biodiversity Resources

Where to find out more about Biodiversity and Biodiversity Research


Biodiversity Education Programs

Biodiversity Counts

Biodiversity Education Network

Citizen Science

LTER Education Links

NBII Education


Education Resources, Books, and Articles

Dobson, Andrew P. Conservation and Biodiversity. New York: Freeman. 1996.

Gaston, K.J. and Spicer, J.I. Biodiversity: An Introduction. Oxford: Blackwell Science Ltd. 1998.

Reaka-Kudla, M. L., E. O. Wilson, et al. Biodiversity, II. Understanding and protecting our biological resources. Washington, D.C. : Joseph Henry Press, 1997.

Conservation International Biodiversity Basics

Environmental Literacy Council


Biodiversity/IBOY Posters Produced by the IBOY Secretariat


To download full posters (.jpg):

  1. Click on thumbnail (below)
  2. Right click (or click and hold for Mac) on image
  3. Choose: "Save image as"



Biodiversity Flyers Produced by the IBOY Secretariat

These resources were produced for the US Biodiversity Month May 2002. However, they contain international information as well as information for the USA, and we hope that they will be useful for all countries.

All files are pdf documents. You must have the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view files.

Biodiversity Fact Sheet

Make a Difference

Biodiversity Resources for Kids

Biodiversity Resources for Educators

Biodiversity Resources for Adults

International Biodiversity and Conservation Research Organizations:

BioNet International

BirdLife International


Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

Conservation International

Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP)

IUCN - The World Conservation Union

Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio)

Pews Fellows Program

World Resources Institute

Biodiversity Informatics


NatureServe Explorer

Biobliography: Environment Change and its Impact on Species/Ecosystems

European Register of Marine Species

Inter-American Biodiversity Information Network (IABIN)

National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII)

Soil Biodiversity Portal

Biodiversity Meetings Around the World

CBD - Global Biodiversity Calendar of Events

Meetings in IBOY

Scientific Societies and Institutions

American Fern Society (AFS)

American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS)

American Society of Agronomy (ASA)

Association of Systematics Collections (ASC)

British Ecological Society (BES)

Crop Science Society of America (CSSA)

Ecological Society of America (ESA)

Ecological Society of Australia (ESA)

Eco-Portal - The EnvironmentalSustainability.Info Source

International Long Term Ecological Research (ILTER)

International Society for Ecosystem Health (ISEH)

Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research (MPCER)

Mycological Society of America (MSA)

Natural Selection

Research School Biodiversity

Society for Conservation Biology (SCB)

Society for Mathematical Biology (SMB)

Society of Nematologists (SON)

Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

US Federation of Culture Collections (USFCC)


September 4, 2002

Online Biodiversity Resources

Last updated December 4, 2002

IBOY took place during 2001 and 2002 and is now completed. Information on the projects, activities and products that took place during IBOY are available on these pages. Many of the projects are still continuing their research and education activities and links to their homepages can be found on the project pages.

For more information on on-going activities of IBOY's parent organization, DIVERSITAS, see

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