[Taxacom] Natural History Collections Under Fire

Hannu Saarenmaa hannu at bioshare.com
Wed Mar 29 12:18:13 CDT 2017

What we need here is a global clearing-house for scientific collections, 
where abandoned and endowed collections could be received.Sorted, 
catalogued and possibly digitised, and then distributed again to museums 
worldwide. On-demand.

In other words, this is a repeated problem. Museums in North Europe do 
not want to receive any more locally collected butterfly collections. 
But museums in other parts might still want to have this material. So 
let us to create an infrastructure to deal with this.

Hannu Saarenmaa

On 2017-03-29 19:40, Weakley, Alan wrote:
> I agree with Doug's analysis of which account to give greater credence.
> But...  I worry about the financial argument.  This is the classic double-edged sword.  The administration ...

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