Combining GBIF-mediated occurrences with data from a novel database, the Global Naturalized Alien Flora (GloNAF), this study seeks to identify and quantify the spread and distribution of naturalized plant species worldwide.
This study examines the domestication and dispersal patterns of the peach palm (Bactris gasipaes). Using a combination of genetic analysis and distribution models based on GBIF-mediated occurrences, researchers provides new insights into the history of this important native staple.
GBIF Spain has launched a new national biodiversity data portal that provides free access to more than 10 million biodiversity records from 69 Spanish institutions and projects as well as nearly another million records of biodiversity in Spain published by institutions abroad.
The Biodiversity Information Facility of Costa Rica CRBio (www.crbio.cr), in collaboration with the Global Biodiversity Information Facility - GBIF (www.gbif.org) and the Atlas of Living Australia - ALA (
The objective of this workshop is to strengthen capacity to manage, clean, integrate and publish data about Costa Rica biodiversity to promote its conservation, by using computer tools, protocols and standards developed by international initiatives.
The main goals of this first workshop was to build capacity by discussing the key issues involved in designing and implementing a National Biodiversity Information Management Network; providing training to participants in the use of main standards, protocols, and tools available to establish the