GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility

Free and open access to biodiversity data

Eulagisca corrientis McIntosh, 1885 collected between Heard Isles and Kerguelen. Photo: The Trustees of the Natural History Museum, London (CC BY 4.0)

What is GBIF?

GBIF—the Global Biodiversity Information Facility—is an international network and data infrastructure funded by the world's governments and aimed at providing anyone, anywhere, open access to data about all types of life on Earth.

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