Items tagged "Conservation"

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Using models to inform conservation policies

Two studies, based on data from GBIF and other sources, define the distribution of the bearded wood partridge, and help inform conservation policy.

Also tagged: Mexico Latin America

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Designing marine protected areas off Mexico

Researchers look at methods to determine the ideal spacing between protected areas in the Gulf of California, ensuring connectivity based on the distances covered by larvae of fish species identified through GBIF.

Also tagged: Mexico Spain United States North America

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How important are rare species for ecosystems?

Research using records available through GBIF, in combination with other data, studies the role of rare and common species in the functioning of ecosystems.

Also tagged: France Oceania Europe North America

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Brazilian forest reserves in a changing climate

Study uses GBIF-mediated data to look into the effectiveness of current forest reserves in conserving 16 forest plant species under changing climate conditions.

Also tagged: Brazil Latin America

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Will Arctic mammals benefit from climate change?

A study using GBIF-mediated data on mammals in the far North of Europe challenges the expectation that species in high latitudes will suffer especially negative impacts from climate change.

Also tagged: Sweden Norway Finland Russian Federation Europe Arctic

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