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Fathom -- Exploring Biodiversity online educational resources

Fathom is an online learning site featuring content from a prestigious consortium of academic and cultural institutions, including Columbia University, Cambridge University Press and the Natural History Museum (UK). Fathom's "Exploring Biodiversity" learning center is a collection of educational content that explores key issues central to understanding the importance of biodiversity for our planet, as well as more complex research and analysis on species diversity, ecosystem conservation, and governmental policy considerations for maintaining biological diversity.
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330 Fifth Avenue, 12th Floor
New York , NY 10001
Contact Person: Kate Scott
Phone: 212.279.9494
Fax: 212.279.4322
E-Mail: kate.scott@fathom.com
Website: http://www.fathom.com/special/biodiversity

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Exploring Biodiversity (http://www.fathom.com/special/biodiversity) is a special learning center that offers the latest scholarship and research from experts at leading academic institutions from the Fathom consortium.

Explore diverse species and environments--from sharks to tropical rainforests--with the Natural History Museum's Michael Bright and Cambridge University Press author Neil Carter. Learn how researchers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution are working to preserve endangered whales, and what economists at the London School of Economics and Political Science have discovered about the environmental impact of tourism. Enroll in a free seminar taught by University of Michigan biologist J. David Allan on current threats to biodiversity, or study the relationship between environmental disturbance and disease with Columbia University Professor of Public Health and Microbiology Dickson Despommier. This learning center includes free features, reference, lectures and recommended links, as well as seminars and courses for more in-depth learning.

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