Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Programme (CBMP)

Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Programme (CBMP)
March 18, 2020

According to the recently published State of the Arctic Marine and Freshwater reports, of the Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Programme (CBMP), rapid warming is pushing species northwards, crowding out endemic arctic species, and leading to large scale stress for many species. In freshwater ecosystems, erosion and weathering increase with warmer and

GEO BON at the OEWG2 meeting of the CBD

GEO BON at the OEWG2 meeting of the CBD
February 25, 2020

The GEO BON delegation keeps engaging in the consultation on the post-2020 global biodiversity framework while at the second meeting of the Open Ended Working Group of the CBD held this week in Rome, Italy. To read the opening statement made by GEO BON

Recording of the MBON webinar to Ecological Marine Units online

Recording of the MBON webinar to Ecological Marine Units online
February 4, 2020

The recording of the last MBON webinar to Ecological Marine Units (EMUs) by Keith VanGraafeiland, GISP/ESRI is now online. EMUs come from an unprecedented 3D point mesh framework of 52 million global measurements of 6 key ocean variables over a 50-year period at a horizontal resolution of 1/4˚ by 1/4˚

Recording of GEO BON webinar with Stan Blum online

Recording of GEO BON webinar with Stan Blum online
February 3, 2020

The recording of the last Pulse of the Planet webinar with Stan Blum is now on our GEO BON YouTube channel online! More information about GEO BON webinars can be see here: https://geobon.org/about/events/web-conferences

Pulse of the planet webinar series #12

Pulse of the planet webinar series #12
January 15, 2020

When: Friday, January 24, 2020 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (EST UTC -5 hours) Title: “Integrating biodiversity information through standards: a synthesis of disciplines, from origins to outlook” Presenter: Dr. Stan Blum Short Bio: Dr. Stan Blum has been the principal analyst or contributor to the design of scientific databases for

Open call for the GEO BON Secretariat

Open call for the GEO BON Secretariat
November 27, 2019

Currently, the GEO BON secretariat is hosted by iDiv (www.idiv.de) and is supported by the German Science Foundation (DFG). With the second and non-renewable terms of the current GEO BON Co-Chairs to close in 2020, GEO BON is seeking offers to host the secretariat starting October 2020 (start dates within

GEO BON welcomes a new Regional BON in the Americas

GEO BON welcomes a new Regional BON in the Americas
September 19, 2019

The GEO BON Secretariat is happy to officially announce the establishment of the Americas Biodiversity Observation Network (Americas-BON), which was endorsed by the GEO BON Implementation Committee at its last in-person meeting in July 2019. The Americas-BON becomes the third Regional BON of the network, together with the Arctic BON