[Taxacom] IPBES: a new challenge (not for cynics)

Donat Agosti agosti at amnh.org
Tue Jan 11 08:41:39 CST 2011

yes we do not solve your problem. The problem is, that we continue
creating every day more of this mess we can not really clean up, unless we
change now. Besides, this old data has many more inherent problems to we
have to avoid, and that do not really make this literature widely useable
beyond our own limited field.


> Donat,
> if we change our own system from now onwards we will not solve the
> problem I addressed, which is that that we have difficult or no
> access to much of what was published between 1920 and 2000.
> Francisco
> University of Goettingen, Germany
> www.animalbase.org

Dr. Donat Agosti
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