Category Archives: Highlighted websites

PLoS: new biodiversity hub launched today

Our readers will be happy to know that the Public Library of Science (PLoS) has launched the PLoS Hubs: Biodiversity. This is a new pilot website that with bring together and connect the biodiversity community with open access research.  The … Continue reading

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World Bank data free to all

WORLD BANK GROUP OPENS DATA TO ALL World Development Indicators, Global Development Finance, Africa Development Indicators, and Global Economic Monitor are now free, open, and easy to access at, a central web site that makes it easier to find, … Continue reading

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Wheat disease management in Europe

Via the ENDURE website we had the opportunity to view the Eurowheat platform. The EuroWheat website brings together information on disease management in wheat and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices within a European context. It includes sections dedicated to fungicides, … Continue reading

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Climate change adaptation: sharing knowledge

AfricaAdapt is an independent network that operates both in the English and French languages, whose aim is to facilitate the knowledge sharing and exchange of information on climate change adaptation in order to improve and sustain livelihoods in Africa. It’s … Continue reading

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All you ever wanted to know about Open Access

I came across OASIS this morning, a ‘portal’ that aims to provide various audiences with information relevant to them on Open Access. The site “aims to provide a complete ‘sourcebook’ on Open Access, covering the concept, principles, advantages, approaches and … Continue reading

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WOTW: Intute

It has been sometime since we last highlighted a website, so we would like to bring to our readers’ attention the Intute website.  So what is Intute? Intute is a free online service providing users with access to web resources … Continue reading

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Invasive species in Europe

We had the good chance to see a short but informative video on Euronews yesterday that discussed invasive species in Europe. It highlighted the problems that Spanish farmers are having with such exotic species as zebra mussels. These mussels reproduce … Continue reading

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