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National Center for Biotechnology Information
Advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information.
Reliable consumer health information. A good place to start your research on a variety of biomedical topics.
Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.
Census of Marine Life
10-year global effort to assess the diversity, distribution, and abundance of marine life.
Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health
joint project of the Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health and USDA APHIS PPQ.
National Invasive Species Information Center
covers federal invasive species programs and publications
Covers topics such as: invasive species, fisheries, wildlife, marine, freshwater, and terrestrial ecosystem projects.
Endangered Species Program
from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
Darwin Manuscripts Project
texts that record Charles Darwin's work as a practicing scientist.