EuropaBON’s first stakeholder workshop, May 2021

EuropaBON held its first stakeholder event on user and policy needs in May 2021. The objectives of the workshop were two-fold: 1) secure commitment by the EU Commission and other high-level policy agencies, including the EEA and Eurostat and 2) reach out to and actively engage stakeholders in the different

Asia-Pacific BON’s (APBON) new Strategic Plan toward 2030

The Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Observation Network (APBON) was launched in 2009 as a network of institutions and research groups in the Asia-Pacific region. The network contributes to and utilizes a knowledge resource base for decision-making and policy-making for the conservation of biodiversity and ecosystems. Based on the achievements in the first

All-Atlantic 2021 MBON side-event: Advancing Collaborative Biodiversity Observations

The Marine Biodiversity Observation Network ( showcased the latest thinking for Advancing Collaborative Biodiversity Observations at the recent All-Atlantic2021 – All-Atlantic R&I for a Sustainable Ocean: Ministerial & Stakeholder Conference, from June 2 to June 4th, 2021. MBON responded to the All-Atlantic2021 Pledging Campaign, encouraging the creation of an All-Atlantic

GEO BON welcomes Katie Millette as Science Officer!

My expertise and research interests are in molecular ecology, landscape genetics, and patterns of species genetic diversity in nature. Before taking up this position at GEO BON, I worked at the UN Secretariat for the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD) where I supported the implementation of the Global Taxonomy Initiative