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Gap Analysis -A geographic approach to planning for biological diversity

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Gap Analysis - A Geographic Approach to Planning for Biological Diversity; 2009; Federal Government Series; GAP; 16; GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 16; Edited by Maxwell, Jill; Gergely, Kevin; Aycrigg, Jocelyn; Davidson, Anne

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The Mission of the Gap Analysis Project (GAP) is to promote conservation by providing broad geographic information on biological diversity to resource managers, planners, and policy makers who can use the information to make informed decisions.As part of the National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) —a collaborative program to provide increased access to data and information on the nation’s biological resources--GAP data and analytical tools have been used in hundreds of applications: from basic research to comprehensive state wildlife plans; from educational projects in schools to ecoregional assessments of biodiversity.The challenge: keeping common species common means protecting them BEFORE they become threatened. To [...]

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