Pulse of the planet webinar series #2

Pulse of the planet webinar series #2
October 18, 2018

When: NOVEMBER 12 2018 Time: 11:00 to noon EST Title: “WHO IS AFRAID OF THE BIG, BAD BEAR?” Presenter: Ximena Velez-Liendo Short Bio: Ximena Velez-Liendo, Bolivian biologist with more than fifteen years of experience in Andean bear ecology and conservation. She obtained a PhD at the Ecology and Evolution Laboratory at

From Data to Decision: Collecting, Mobilizing, and Harmonizing Tropical Andes Observatory Data for Improved Conservation Planning

From Data to Decision: Collecting, Mobilizing, and Harmonizing Tropical Andes Observatory Data for Improved Conservation Planning
October 12, 2018

Human activities threaten the ability of the living planet to provide vital services upon which human societies depend, creating urgency in our need for accessible, actionable information on biodiversity to identify greatest risks, prioritize responses and measure success of interventions in hotspots such as the Tropical Andes. Biodiversity observations range

Pulse of the planet webinar series #1

Pulse of the planet webinar series #1
October 4, 2018

When: OCTOBER 15 2018 Time: 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM EDT Title: Repository of the Bolivian Flora and its Dynamics with Living Systems Presenter: Mónica Moraes Ramírez Short Bio: Originally from Bolivia, Mónica studied biology at the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés in La Paz, obtained a master’s degree in

Marine Biodiversity: from the Sea to the Cloud

Marine Biodiversity: from the Sea to the Cloud
October 2, 2018

Pole-to-Pole MBON & AmeriGEOSS Praia do Segredo, São Sebastião, Brasil, August 6-10, 2018 The Pole to Pole Marine Biodiversity Observation Network of the Americas (P2P MBON) gathered researchers and managers from Canada to Patagonia and experts from other parts of the world, to discuss and converge on strategies for biodiversity

GEO BON MBON Webinar

GEO BON MBON Webinar
September 12, 2018

Francesco Gaetani from UN Environment talks about Agenda 2030 and the process of defining SDG indicators, and building capacity to address them: Monitoring the environmental dimension of the Agenda 2030 – A presentation on the work of UN Environment in the global SDG indicators, with a special focus on the

Species Populations WG: New funding for Invasions Indicator Development

Species Populations WG: New funding for Invasions Indicator Development
May 30, 2018

Work under the GEOBON Species Populations Working Group has just received a major boost with funding received by sDiv, the Synthesis Centre of iDiv, the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (www.idiv.de/sdiv). The successful proposal – Theory and Workflows for Alien and Invasive Species Tracking (sTWIST), led by Melodie McGeoch (Monash University)

EBV workshop on species interactions

EBV workshop on species interactions
March 5, 2018

In a workshop on 26-28 February 2018, top academic researchers, informatics experts from research infrastructures, and legal and policy experts convened in Bari, Italy, to assess the operationalization of the GEO BON – EBV framework for academic and policy use. This was the 4th workshop organized by the GLOBIS-B project,

NASA announces new funding for GEO BON Activities

November 29, 2017

On October 23rd 2017, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the  U.S. GEO delegation organized a side-event at the GEO Week to announce funding for projects that will directly support and advance the GEO Work Programme. In total, 32 projects were selected for a total investment of $17,2

MBON news and prototype tools for SDG14

November 6, 2017

I. NASA Announced the winning proposals in support of the GEO Work Programme. MBON received support for 2 activities with substantial international participation through GEO BON and AmeriGEOSS: 1) the Pole to Pole Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (P2P MBON) proposal submitted by the Americas team led by Enrique Montes (University