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Different Takes on Freshwater Databases

We recently announced our sixth and seventh major projects in our freshwater grant portfolio that each create a notable point in our constellation of projects.  Our Freshwater Biodiversity & Resources program aims to support freshwater ecosystem assessments and decision-making regarding…

Workshop Participants Dive into Dipterology

In November 2017, partners of the JRS Biodiversity Project “PINDIP” held a two-week training course in dipterology (the study of the two-winged or "true flies" for you non-dipterologists). The course provided researchers with a basic training on the identification and ecology…

New JRS Grant Will Help Illuminate Pollinator-Plant Interactions in Sub-Saharan Africa

SEATTLE, Washington – January 24, 2018 – The JRS Biodiversity Foundation is proud to announce a new $324,000 award to the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) to develop an African Pollinator Plant Interaction (APPI) database, a public platform containing pollinator-plant interaction records.   Pollinator biodiversity loss is occurring worldwide, predominately due to the…

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