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First WoRMS Achievement Award
Added on: 2016-02-01 20:21:27 by Klautau, Michelle
We would like to announce the first WoRMS Achievement Award. The objective of this award is to recognize the editor or group of editors that promoted an outstanding contribution to the development or content of the WoRMS and/or its associated databases ... [Read more]
Support WoRMS editors through the VLIZ philanthropy programme
Added on: 2016-01-29 12:42:36 by Vandepitte, Leen
Users and the public at large can now make financial contributions to support the work of the many WoRMS editors. This can be done through the recently established VLIZ philanthropy programme, where ‘Support the WoRMS Editors’ has been recognized as a philanthropy project. ... [Read more]
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Aphia data system
Added on: 2015-12-15 17:10:24 by Vandepitte, Leen
Ever wondered about the structure and functionalities of Aphia, the database behind e.g. WoRMS? No need to be puzzled anymore, as a paper has recently been published on this subject. ... [Read more]
Ultimate synchronisation of Hexacorallians of the World and WoRMS
Added on: 2015-12-07 09:47:36 by Vandepitte, Leen
For years, Daphne Fautin has kept her Hexacorallians of the World Database online. Early April, she has retired from her zoology job at the Kansas University and will be taking on new challenges. ... [Read more]
A South African artist has ‘caught’ all fish names from WoRMS in an impressive artwork, with an environmental message
Added on: 2015-11-05 13:33:41 by Vandepitte, Leen
In January 2015, the WoRMS data management received an unusual request from a South African artist, Craig McClenaghan, who was searching for a full list of the world’s marine fish species. ... [Read more]
Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean published!
Added on: 2015-09-11 09:38:47 by Vandepitte, Leen
The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) has recently published the comprehensive “Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean”, as a legacy of the International Polar Year (2007-2009). ... [Read more]

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