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GBits newsletter no. 28

GBits newsletter no. 28
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May 2012

Author(s) 
GBIF Secretariat
Publisher 
GBIF Secretariat, Monday, Jun 04, 2012
Abstract 
CONTENTS: GBIF science awards target novel research on climate, ecology and evolution; New global science-policy platform established; CBD Executive Secretary calls for urgent improvement in biodiversity monitoring; Second GBits Science Supplement published; GBIF Annual Report 2011 now available; Guide on managing biodiversity data from local government; GBIF guide for citing biodiversity data; GBIF data index jumps 13% in April-May; NEW DATA; NEW PUBLISHERS; Globally-hosted data integrated into Australian national portal; New data portal on Belgian flora; Repository for Antarctic genomic data under development; First ever Costa Rican BioBlitz organized; Portal on Chilean biodiversity created; Inventory of Ireland’s biodiversity launched; EOL reaches one million species pages milestone; New project manager at OBIS; Map of Life launches demo site; Phone app for wildlife sightings uses GBIF-mediated data; New training videos available; Tanzanian capacity building project comes to a close; Call for proposals for digitization projects; 2012 Biodiversity Information Management Forum; Rio+20, United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development; GBIC 2012, Global Biodiversity Informatics Conference.
Bibliographic citation 
GBIF (2012). GBits Newsletter no. 28. 8 pp. Copenhagen: Global Biodiversity Information Facility. http://www.gbif.org/orc/?doc_id=4673.
Target audience 
GBIF Stakeholders
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Permission to copy and/or distribute all or part of the information contained in this resource is granted, provided that such copies carry due attribution to the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) and the original author(s) of the resources.
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GBIF Secretariat
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