Call for Abstracts for the joint Biodiversity_Next Conference in Leiden

This is to remind you that the Call for Abstracts for the joint Biodiversity_Next Conference in Leiden, The Netherlands, 19-25 October is still open. With over sixty programmed symposia and other events, the conference will bring together major international organisations, research scientists, and policy makers to look at the horizon of data-driven

Experts present a new framework for global species monitoring

Media release by Yale University, USA: New Haven, Conn. –  A group of international experts has developed a much-needed framework to significantly improve the monitoring of status and trends of species worldwide. This finding comes after a multi-year collaboration under the auspices of the Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation

Pulse of the planet webinar series #5

When: MARCH 22  2019 Time: 12:00 noon Eastern Standard Time (EST), UTC-5 Title: “Ecosystem Restoration in the conservation agenda and opportunities for rewilding” Presenter: Laetitia Navarro Short Bio: Dr. Laetitia Navarro is a French biologist. She got her PhD degree from the University of Lisbon, Portugal and focused her research

Pulse of the planet webinar series #4

When: FEBRUARY 22  2019 Time: 12:00 noon Eastern Standard Time (EST), UTC-5 Title: “Conserving the biodiversity of the Andes Amazon: Conservación Amazónica experience in southeastern Peru” Presenter: Aimy Caceres Short Bio: Dr. Aimy Cáceres is a Peruvian biologist. She got her PhD degree from the University of Porto, Portugal. She

GlobDiversity project successfully completes its first project phase!

The GlobDiversity project, funded by the European Space Agency (ESA) and kicked off in May 2017, has just completed its first of two 14-month phases. GlobDiversity is the first project dedicated to the specification and engineering of a set of EBVs from satellite remote sensing on the function and structure

GEO BON MBON signs MOU with AIR Centre and the Azores Government

On November 27, 2018, the GEO BON Marine Biodiversity Observing Network (MBON) signed a memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Atlantic International Research Centre (AIR Centre) and the Azores Regional Fund for Science and Technology (FRCT) for mutual recognition and a strategic alliance to establish a sustainable collaboration. The government

Threatened Species Index (TSX) for Australia

The TSX for birds is alive: The TSX was launched at the Ecological Society of Australia conference in Brisbane by our brilliant Threatened Species Commissioner, Dr Sally Box yesterday evening! It was endorsed via a video by the Honourable Minister of the Environment and the Great Barrier Reef Leeanne