GBIF brochure, 2014 edition

A 6-page information brochure that provides a clear and concise overview of what GBIF is and does. The brochure includes short descriptions of the various areas of GBIF’s work and links to where people can go for further information.


The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)

Enables free, universal access to all available evidence on where species have lived, including changes over time

Builds the collaborations and technical infrastructure to provide cost-effective sharing, discovery and re-use of digital data

Supports research not possible before, and promotes evidence-based decisions affecting life on Earth and sustainable human development


GBIF (2012). GBIF brochure. 6 pages. Copenhagen. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Available online at


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