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Watch GBIF's 2014 Public Symposium

Held on Wednesday, 17 September, in New Delhi, 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 now.

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Indian minister opens GBIF Governing Board meeting

Indian Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar, has stated India’s commitment to developing a robust digital infrastructure for biodiversity data at the opening of GB21in New Delhi.

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eBird update pushes records in GBIF over 500 million

The annual update of the eBird Observational Dataset (EOD) has pushed the number of occurrence records published through GBIF past half a billion.

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Irish GBIF award winner uses statistics to measure sampling effort

A master’s student from Ireland helping to detect biases and identify gaps in biodiversity data has been selected as a winner of the GBIF Young Researchers Award.

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Indian GBIF award winner explores data from social networking

A PhD student from India looking at the potential for social networking sites to provide valuable biodiversity data has been selected as a winner of the GBIF Young Researchers Award.

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Watch GBIF's 2014 Public Symposium

Held on Wednesday, 17 September, in New Delhi, 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 now.

September 16th, 2014

New approaches to data licensing and endorsement

The 21st meeting of the GBIF Governing Board, meeting in New Delhi, has agreed a set of principles and next steps relating to the licensing and endorsement of data published through the network.

September 22nd, 2014