GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility

Free and open access to biodiversity data

Asparagus buchananii Baker recorded by Faisal Gelle & Mary E. Barkworth in Hargeysa, Somalia. Photo via University of Hargeisa Herbarium.

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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