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Recording a Species

March 14, 2012 3 Comments by NigelHardy

Recording the whereabouts and population strength of any species is vitally important. The data gathered allows scientists to measure the growth, or decline, of a population, its distribution, and potentially a whole host of external factors that drive the success of those populations. The key element of species recording, is that from location to location, […]

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What are Vice Counties?

February 22, 2012 1 Comment by NigelHardy

In Britain, the recording of species is generally organised in accordance with the system of Vice-counties, a system of division of Britain and Ireland into geographical units based upon traditional counties. They are sometimes called Watsonian vice-counties as they were introduced for Great Britain, its offshore islands, and the Isle of Man, by Hewett Cottrell […]

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