Census of Marine Life

Newly Discovered Species
N/A | Oct 1, 2011 | 1 min read
Life on Earth is mind-bogglingly diverse with estimates of the number of existing species in the tens of millions. Over the last 4 billion years, many species have gone extinct; and because of the actions of humans, many existing species are now endangered.
Opinion: Exploring a Little-Known Planet
Edward O. Wilson | Oct 1, 2011 | 3 min read
Cataloging the staggering richness of Earth’s species will have multiple payoffs.