Plazi, a Bern-based non-profit organization that supports and promotes linked open-access biodiversity data from digital taxonomic literature, has formally joined the GBIF network as a non-country Participant.
The GBIF Secretariat has launched the inaugural GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Challenge, hoping to inspire innovative applications of open-access biodiversity data by scientists, informaticians, data modelers, cartographers and other experts.
Uruguay has rejoined the GBIF network as a full Voting Participant, becoming the eighth Participant country from GBIF’s Latin American region and the 38th national government with full representation in GBIF.
Held in New Delhi in September, the GBIF Public Symposium featured speakers outlining recent developments in biodiversity informatics and highlighting innovative research uses of GBIF-mediated data. Watch on-demand videos of the live-stream coverage.