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Species Sleuths: Amateur Naturalists Spark a New Wave of Discovery

cientists have not kept pace with the work of discovering new species. Now, a growing number of committed hobbyists – ranging from a Belgian bus driver to a California cybersecurity expert – are out in the field, igniting a boom in documenting the world’s biodiversity.
BY JESSICA LEBER • MARCH 12, 2019


What botanical names mean

Decoding of basic botanical Latin.




amateur: Species Sleuths: Amateur Naturalists Spark a New Wave of Discovery
https://e360.yale.edu/features/field-sleuths-the-amateur-naturalists-who-are-discovering-new-species








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