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Science academy launches species-finding mission

Image: S. Wilson, Museums Victoria

Taxonomy Australia programme set up to map the country’s biodiversity

The Australian Academy of Science has launched a programme to speed up the identification of Australian plant and animal species.

Its Taxonomy Australia “mission” is to be a 25-year drive to cut red tape around taxonomy research and set up a national biobank and a DNA sequence library.

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