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63.8 million new observations increase eBird total to 275 million records

Annual refresh of massive citizen science project grows by 30 per cent, showing biggest percentage gains in Asia and Europe

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Map of eBird Observational Dataset 2015 update

Map of eBird Observational Dataset 2015 update from demo.gbif.org.


'Names in November' workshop targets single shared species list

Partnership with taxonomic community and Catalogue of Life aims to achieve a single, sustainable information service for species names 

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GBIF Secretariat seeks Programme Officer for Participation and Engagement

The GBIF Secretariat is seeking an experienced Programme Officer to provide vision, leadership and support for the GBIF community around the world.

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Experts outline strategy for improving alien species information

GBIF task group recommendations support ‘Honolulu Challenge’ on action to reduce the impacts of invasive species on biodiversity.

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Niger becomes GBIF’s newest country participant

Agrarian nation of south-central Sahel increases the ranks of African member states in GBIF to 17

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Faidherbia trees can help increase crop yields in Niger

Faidherbia trees can help increase crop yields in Niger. Photo CC BY-NC-SA 2016 World Agroforestry Centre https://flic.kr/p/qGj8sp

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