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Colombian journal publishes data papers

Biota Colombiana, published by the Humboldt Institute, which hosts the GBIF node in Colombia, is the first Latin American journal to publish biodiversity data papers.

Also tagged: GBIF nodes Data papers Colombia Latin America

GBIF Participants collaborate in 2013 mentoring projects

Eight Participant nodes share expertise on data publishing, portal development, digitization and e-learning.

Also tagged: GBIF nodes Mentoring Colombia Brazil Belgium Togo Mauritania France Spain Portugal Europe Latin America Africa

Think bigger, GBIF award winner urges biologists

Miguel Bastos Aráujo, Portuguese winner of the prestigious GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Prize for 2013, plans to build an 'Ecotron' experimental facility to test model predictions of the impacts of climate change on species distributions.

Also tagged: GBIF awards Portugal Spain Denmark Mexico United States Sweden France Italy Europe Latin America North America

Brazil announces GBIF participation team

GBIF’s newest Participant, Brazil, has announced details of the individuals and national institutions that will represent the country and coordinate its participation in the network.

Also tagged: Brazil Latin America

Brazil surveys data holdings and informatics capacity

The national biodiversity information system for Brazil, SiBBr, has launched a survey of the data on biodiversity and ecosystems held by more than 200 institutions in the country, helping to mobilize data from GBIF's newest Participant.

Also tagged: Data mobilization Brazil Latin America