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Statistics: Statistics for Biology

A guide on finding and using statistical information on different topics.

Finding Statistical Information

Finding current, reliable statistical information can be challenging and time-consuming. Before starting a search, ask:

  1. Is anyone likely to have collected this information?
  2. Is it available to the public?
  3. How can I access it?

Statistics Sources

acacia
Acacia - Duncan Dixon

Canadian Statistics

 

General Statistics

  • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 
    • Widely recognized as the most comprehensive, objective global approach for evaluating the conservation status of plant and animal species.
  • OECD (the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
    • Contains a wide range of statistics, including agriculture and the environment.
  • UNdata
    • The home for a broad range of international statistical information.

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