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The Encyclopedia of Life expanding at a record pace
Date:1/4/2012

The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL, www.eol.org) continues to expand at a record pace with the addition of new content and partners. At the start of 2012, EOL provides data on nearly half of all described species, with new content in Spanish, rich information about conservation issues from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and NatureServe, and more images and videos than ever before.

In the four years since its first release, EOL has grown from 30,000 pages with content to more than 900,000, a 2,900% increase, and from a dozen content partners to 190, a 1,480% increase. Content highlights since the launch of the new version of EOL in September include:

  • More than 900,000 Total Pages with Content
  • Over 300,000 Species Pages with Botanical Content from Tropicos
  • Over 100,000 Species Pages with IUCN or NatureServe Conservation Content
  • 15,000 Species Pages with Spanish Text
  • More than 700,000 Images and 9,000 Videos

Spanish language content is an important priority for EOL. In collaboration with El Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio) in Costa Rica, La Comisin Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad (CONABIO) in Mexico and the Inter-American Biodiversity Information Network (IABIN) in Washington, D.C., EOL now serves information on 15,000 species in Spanish. These leading biodiversity organizations are vital partners in building a truly multi-lingual resource and in helping EOL reach global audiences. A selection of high quality Spanish-language pages can be seen in the EOL Collection"Paginas destacadas de EOL" ("Featured EOL Pages").

EOL has recently added new conservation-related information from two partners. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), a longtime EOL partner, supplies updated information about the Red List status of more than 40,000 species. New partner NatureServe has prov
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Contact: Breen Byrnes
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202-633-8730
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