Knowledge for conservation-new technology, new players and a new approach

Author: Collins, M.
Date Published: January 2000

Oryx 34 (3)

How may we improve the quality, accessibility and usefulness of data about the living world? Three examples present themselves: use of new technology to build capacity for biodiversity knowledge management in the developing world; engagement of new sources of data; and harmonization of official data deriving from inter-governmental biodiversity-related treaties.