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One of the biggest efforts to promote information sharing and cooperation in the environmentally conscious community is one that many people still haven’t heard of.
Biodiversity Heritage Library is an amazing resource.
The Biodiversity Heritage Library improves research methodology by collaboratively making biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.
Enjoy access to sketches, photographs, and books from hundreds of thousands of sources for free!
Something you’re really going to like is how easy it is to dive into this exciting collection and find exactly what you’re looking for.
Like this super cool
watercolor project on Hawaii’s flowers.
Or check out the
sketches of Joseph Wolf who was one of the 19 th century’s best comparative biologists.
However, if you don’t want to dig down too deep or specifically, you can just head over to
their Flickr account or their Instagram.
Sit back and relax and browse some of the best of the gorgeous vintage images that they’ve pulled together for easy access.
Biological Diversity That’s Closer To Home
One way to encourage biological diversity is to grow your own food and to expand the range of things you eat that come from your natural habitat.
If you’d like some ideas on this front, you might want to take a look at
our guide to edible weeds for some inspiration.
Sadly, for us, it’s not quite as big as
The Biodiversity Heritage Library.