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BID: Biodiversity Information for Development
BIFA: Biodiversity Information Fund for Asia
GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Free and open access to biodiversity data
What is GBIF?
by P. Acevedo via the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.
Learn more about the number of species covered by data in GBIF.org.
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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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GBIF Content Mobilization Priorities
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?