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Capacity project generates new guide on camera trapping

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.

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GBIF.org adds ‘data trends’ charts and richer national information

Users of GBIF.org can now visualize global and national trends in data mobilization and learn more about GBIF’s national Participants.

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New partnership targets improved information on marine biodiversity

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.

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Watch the GBIF Public Symposium 2014

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.

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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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Capacity project generates new guide on camera trapping

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.

November 7th, 2014

Call for abstracts—special issue of Biodiversity

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. 

November 25th, 2014