Pulse of the planet webinar series #4

Pulse of the planet webinar series #4
February 15, 2019

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!

GlobDiversity project successfully completes its first project phase!
December 26, 2018

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

GEO BON MBON signs MOU with AIR Centre and the Azores Government
December 15, 2018

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

Pulse of the planet webinar series #3

Pulse of the planet webinar series #3
November 28, 2018

When: DECEMBER 11  2018 Time: 11:00 am to noon Eastern Standard Time (EST), UTC-5 Title: “Assessing the Conservation Status of the World’s Ecosystems – The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems, a Global Standard” Presenter: Irene Zager Short Bio: Irene Zager is a Venezuelan biologist with more than ten years of

GlobDiversity Newsletter November 2018

GlobDiversity Newsletter November 2018
November 22, 2018

The project GlobDiversity underwent its mid-term review at the ESA Centre for Earth Observation (ESRIN) in Frascati, Italy in September. We discussed the project’s interaction with GEO BON and its working groups and how to raise the profile of biodiversity monitoring with the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS)

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