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BID: Biodiversity Information for Development
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GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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Learn more about the number of species covered by data in GBIF.org.
The world's newest country becomes GBIF's newest Participant
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Picking the best spot for releasing rehabilitated primates
13 April 2018
2018 GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Challenge to open on 9 May 2018
Deadline: 5 September 2018
Call for nominations opens for 2018 GBIF Young Researchers Award
Deadline: 15 June 2018
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Dozens of countries and organizations working together to make species data findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable.
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Current priorities for guiding investment and effort to digitize and mobilize biodiversity data
Introduction to sampling-event data
What is sampling-event data and why is it important?