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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.

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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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2014 early returns highlight growth in use of GBIF

Preliminary statistics suggest that worldwide use of and interest in GBIF’s open-access infrastructure for biodiversity data grew considerably in 2014.

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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