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Licensing milestone for data access in GBIF.org

All species occurrence datasets published on GBIF.org now carry standard machine-readable licences.

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Caribbean surveys seek input on biodiversity data needs and resources

GBIF is seeking input from data holders and decision makers in the Caribbean to support the BID programme’s upcoming call for project proposals.

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Orange fireworm (Eurythoe complanata); photo by Dr. Anthony R. Picciolo, NOAA NODC

Orange fireworm (Eurythoe complanata). National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Department of Commerce. Photo by Dr. Anthony R. Picciolo, NOAA National Oceanic Data Center.


2016 GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Challenge targets data gaps and biases

This year's annual incentive competition asks entrants to focus gaps and biases in open-access biodiversity data from the GBIF network.

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2016 GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Challenge: Mind the gaps

Detail (center) from neighbor-joining tree of barcode sequences, CC BY 2014 PLoS ONE Phylogeny


Surveys seek input on needs and resources for biodiversity data in the Pacific Islands

GBIF has released surveys seeking input from data holders and decision makers in the Pacific Islands in support of the upcoming BID call for proposals.

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Aerial view of Kadavu Island, Fiji. Photo by Nick Hobgood.

Aerial view of Kadavu Island, Fiji. 2014 CC BY-NC Nick Hobgood https://flic.kr/p/puxsk5


Survey seeks input on crosslinking species occurrences and molecular biodiversity evidence

Experts who use or publish species occurrences and molecular biodiversity evidence can contribute to shaping more efficient links and workflows between occurrence and genomic data 

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Lab insight: Eppendorf tubes. Photo by Rajiv Shah.

Lab insight: Eppendorf tubes. CC BY-NC-SA 2009 Rajiv Shah.

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