New opportunity for publication of species sampling and monitoring data

Changes to the Darwin Core vocabulary standard support improved discovery and access of sample-based data on GBIF.org.

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New GBIF task force to speed up access to natural history collection data

Group of experts will help collections set priorities for digitizing more than 2 billion specimens.

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Togo becomes the GBIF network’s newest Voting Participant

Togo has changed its status in the GBIF network from Associate to Voting Participant, giving it a direct role in GBIF's governance.

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Malawi joins GBIF network as Associate Participant

Malawi has become the eighteenth member of GBIF's African region and the 92nd Participant of the GBIF network.

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GBIF and EU to improve biodiversity information for developing countries

The European Union and GBIF have launched a four-year, €3.9 million project aimed at increasing the amount of biodiversity information available for developing countries. 

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Swiss non-profit Plazi becomes a GBIF Participant

Plazi, a Bern-based non-profit organization that supports and promotes linked open-access biodiversity data from digital taxonomic literature, has formally joined the GBIF network as a non-country Participant.

February 26th, 2015