Biodiversity Program Established

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Summary

A Biodiversity Program is established at the National Museum of Natural History. It is a multidisciplinary, systematic inventory of the rich tropical and subtropical plant and animal life in the western and northern reaches of Amazonia.

Subject

  • Biodiversity Program
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7098, "Robert McC. Adams Chronology."

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1987

Topic

  • New Programs
  • Zoology
  • Biology

Place

Amazon River Region

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