The UK research councils, RCUK, have launched a new Gateway to Research (GtR) in a beta version for development to the end of 2013. This allows search for information of all grants since 2006. Improvements are planned, with possible development of links to other funding information such as studentships and to data and publication repositories. A blog gives updates.
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IUCN have produced a comprehensive guide to the 2010 Nagoya Protocol to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity. Access and Benefit Sharing is an area of policy and legal development in progress on an international and national level, but the guide provides a very useful 390 pages of interpretation, explanation and insight.
GBIF (the Global Biodiversity Information Facility) has issued Best practice guide for compiling, maintaining, disseminating national species checklists - including the use of herbaria and museum collections.