Harvard University began its involvement with topical botany in Cuba in 1899 in the wake of a meeting between Edwin Atkins (1850–1926), owner of the Soledad Plantation in Cuba and Harvard Professors Oakes Ames and George Goodale, which established The Harvard Botanic Station for Tropical Research and Sugar Cane Investigation.
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The Natural History Museum [London, England] has developed its Data Portal, a one-stop access point for digital information about its 80 million natural history specimens. The Data Portal is open to anyone to browse, download and reuse the Museum’s collection data for their own research. that gives everyone in the world digital access to the Museum’s collection data and research datasets.
The resources and data in this incredible collection have historically only been accessed when academics take the opportunity to visit the Natural History Museum in person. There are currently over 600,000 digitized Botanical specimen records available.
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