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I Workshop: tools for the management and sharing of biodiversity data by CRBIF

San José de Costa Rica, Costa Rica

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How plants weather the cold

Research published in Nature journal has used GBIF-mediated data on nearly 30,000 species to investigate how plants evolved strategies to survive in cold climates.

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How important are rare species for ecosystems?

Research using records available through GBIF, in combination with other data, studies the role of rare and common species in the functioning of ecosystems.

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Animal burrows are climate change refuges

A study using museum records accessed via GBIF highlights the importance of 'ecosystem engineers' in providing places of refuge in a warming climate.

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GBIF enables global study of climate impact on species

Research published in Nature Climate Change uses records on nearly 50,000 species accessed through GBIF to forecast major reductions in the climate ranges of common plants and animals around the world.

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So many fish, one great map – ALA launches FishMap

Australia’s marine fish species are now at your fingertips thanks to FishMap, launched by the Atlas of Living Australia (ALA), the GBIF node in the country.

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Adapting agriculture to future climate: the date palm

Climate change will make many parts of North Africa unsuitable for growing date palms, according to research using occurrence data accessed via GBIF to generate models based on future conditions of temperature and moisture.

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