GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility

Free and open access to biodiversity data

Heterophrynus batesii (Butler, 1873) collected in Villavicencio, Colombia by Hno. Nicéforo María. Photo via Museo de La Salle Bogotá (CC BY-NC 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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