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Conservation International’s website on biodiversity hotspots
The World Wildlife Fund’s website on ecoregions around the world
A 2003 update on biodiversity hotspots from Norman Myers
Online resources from a former exhibit at the California Academy of Sciences about California as a hotspot
Article describing a field expedition to survey rare plants in Yunnan Province, China
Map of California soil types as shown in the California hotspot case study video
Map of California showing the geologic origins of soil types
Common Core State Standards
Next Generation Science Standards