This is news from Canada and their approach to facilitate monitoring of biodiversity.
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Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network Coordinating Office is
pleased to announce that the first phase of the EMAN Data Management
System has been launched. The EMAN Data Management System is an
on-line tool for partners to enter, access, view, manage, search and
share data related to the EMAN standardized ecosystem monitoring
protocols. You can access the system at:
* the EMAN terrestrial vegetation biodiversity
monitoring protocol * the Roadside
Survey * the Backyard Call Count.