A new guide that helps generate data for conservation policy using camera trap images is among the major products of a three-year capacity-building project involving GBIF and partners in India and Norway.
Connecting the dots: Integrating Biodiversity Observations to Better Track the CBD 2020 Targets
This is an opportune time to highlight best case examples of how biodiversity data can be better integrated and aggregated to inform the Convention on Biological Diversity’s (CBD) 2011-2020 Strategic Plan for Biodiversity, including the Aichi Biodiversity Targets.
With the forthcoming release of a new resource library on GBIF.org, the GBIF Secretariat plans to retire its former websites and associated web services, which are presently located at http://data.gbif.org and http://www-old.gbif.org. On 31 January 2015, links to these resources will be redirected to GBIF.org, which launched in October 2013.
A new collaboration between GBIF and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO aims to improve the volume and quality of information available to policy makers for conservation and sustainable use of the ocean’s biological resources.
Uruguay has rejoined the GBIF network as a full Voting Participant, becoming the eighth Participant country from GBIF’s Latin American region and the 38th national government with full representation in GBIF.
Held in New Delhi in September, the GBIF Public Symposium featured speakers outlining recent developments in biodiversity informatics and highlighting innovative research uses of GBIF-mediated data. Watch on-demand videos of the live-stream coverage.