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BID Africa 2015 call brings in initial proposals from 34 African countries

The deadline for submitting initial concept notes from sub-Saharan Africa was 20 November 2015. GBIF and its evaluation panel have invited a selected number of applicants to prepare full proposals, which are due on 26 Feb 2016.

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Watch #GBIFfrontiers: Videos from symposium and panel now online

Videos are now online for recent symposium and panel discussion, 'Frontiers of Biodiversity Informatics and Modelling Species Distributions', hosted in New York by AMNH.

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Panel discussion, 'Frontiers of Biodiversity Informatics and Modelling Species Distributions'

Democratic Republic of Congo becomes Associate Participant

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has become the latest country to join the GBIF network.

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Virunga National Park, DRC

Virunga National Park, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo by Joseph King. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.


eBird update adds 58 million new observations

The 2014 update to the eBird Observational Dataset rises to nearly 212 million records, increasing the total number available through GBIF.org to more than 637 million.

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World map, eBird Observational Dataset

Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network joins GBIF as Associate Participant

The autonomous institution under Addis Ababa University is the newest member of the GBIF network.

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Herd of African bush elephants (Loxondonta africana), Kenya

Herd of African bush elephants (Loxondonta africana), Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, Kenya. Photo by Christopher T Cooper, via Wikimedia. CC BY 3.0.

 

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