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Digital Ark

Posted by Ed on May 26, 2003

The Scientist is reporting the launch of ARKive, a ‘digital Noah’s ark’.

From ARKive:

It is the Noah’s Ark for the Internet era – the world’s centralised digital library of films, photographs and sound recordings of species, accessible to all via the world wide web.

ARKive is leading the virtual conservation effort – finding, sorting, cataloguing and copying the key records of species, and building them into a comprehensive and enduring audio-visual record.

Apparently they’re desperate for a photo of a Christmas frigatebird (Fregata andrewsi), so if anyone’s got one…


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