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Catalogue of Life 2010 – maybe the most important catalogue in human history – launches at UN Biodiversity Meeting in Nairobi

Image of a dragonflyThe world’s most valuable asset, its astounding biodiversity, is now being recorded by The Catalogue of Life Special 2010 Edition in what is believed to be the most complete and integrated species list known to humanity. It has 77 databases feeding into an inventory of 1,257,735 species of plants, animals, fungi and micro-organisms associated with 2,369,683 names. Learn more about The Catalogue of Life’s DVD-Rom that launched at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) meeting in Nairobi, Kenya on 19 May, 2010.