Marine BON (MBON)

The GEO BON network is structured as Working Groups as well as national, regional and thematic Biodiversity Observation Networks (BONs). GEO BON actively facilitates the development of BONs by building capacity and engaging stakeholders (particularly national governments, institutes, scientists and practitioner).

The Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON) and the Freshwater BON are existing thematic BONs under the GEO BON umbrella.

Background and criteria for endorsement

This document explains what national, regional, and thematic BONs are and describes GEO BON’s criteria for their endorsement.

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