I’ve just received the following email announcing that the Encyclopedia Of Life has finally gone live with the first 30,000 pages:
The new Encyclopedia of Life portal has gone live with more than one million species pages!
In celebration of this big event, our first EOL newsletter is available at:
You can see the new pages at http://www.eol.org. We also invite you to take the survey at the site so you can help us improve.
Unfortunately I’ve been unable to get on it due to the sheer volume of people who must be hitting it right now.
The EOL aims to catalogue the 1.8 million known species and is an open collaboration that’s expected to take 10 years or so. Take a look at EO Wilson’s talk that started it all off: