The Encyclopedia of Life, an online project launched in 2007 with the aim of creating a web page on every known animal and plant species, has reached 150,000 entries in its second year, AFP reports. In a statement marking the anniversary, the collaborative project said close to two million people from more than 200 countries had contributed to the website ( Users can create a page that describes a plant or animal with text, images, or both. The information is then submitted to experts, verified, and made available for free. The project's creators hope to accumulate a page for...

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