Category: Education and research
Summary: The Mesoamerican Society for Biology and Conservation's Web site (SMBC, for its name in Spanish) offers a wide range of resources to promote information exchange, capacity building and training, and scientific research to aid the conservation of biological and cultural diversity in Mesoamerica. The site features an archive of the journal Revista Mesoamérica; a "Groups of interest" ("Grupos de interés") section that provides data on the conservation of different species and ecosystems; an extensive image gallery; proceedings from the Society's annual congresses; and constantly updated announcements on the Society's activities and conservation-related events. The SMBC also offers memberships that offer additional information resources, and invitations to participate in congresses, assemblies, courses, and workshops organized by the Society.
Organization: Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas of the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos
Summary: The Web site of Mexico's Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas of the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos provides detailed information about the center's research, teaching, training and extension activities related to conservation and management of natural resources. The "investigación" (research) section is divided into the center's main departments (animal biology, plant biology and hydrology), and then the different laboratories within each department. Each laboratory's section features information about current projects, publications, collections, services and more. For those interested in the center's academic programs, the Web site features information about the center's courses, professors, theses programs, course materials and more. The center is part of the Sociedad Mesoamericana para la Biología y la Conservación.