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Recommended reference websites and print resources at the San Diego Zoo Global Library
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Maps & Travel

biodiversity hot spots map

Biodiversity Hotspots Map. By Conservation International (own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons.

Topics on This Page

  • Maps
    • Biodiversity, Distribution
    • World, National, Historical

The recommended websites below are a good starting point for your research.

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Facts by Location



    Biodiversity & Distribution Maps

    • Biodiversity Hotspots -- Hotspot maps, species, threats, projects, and sources; from the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund.
    • Early Detection & Distribution Mapping System (EDDMapS) -- Local and national invasive species distribution maps for plants, insects, diseases, and wildlife; from the University of Georgia's Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
    • Earth Explorer -- Coordinate mapping through latitude and longitude data sets; from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
    • Red List of Threatened Species -- Search by species name to find animal distribution maps; from the IUCN.
    • Wild Finder -- Distribution maps for 30,000 species; from the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF).
    • WRI Maps & Data -- Maps, charts, data sets, and infographics of earth's biodiversity and protected areas; from the World Resource Insititute (WRI)

    World, National, and Historical Maps


      Travel Information & Tools


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