Ed’s Weblog

…now my real blog

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…

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: