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
In October 2019, the US MBON government sponsors (US Integrated Ocean Observing System/US IOOS, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/NOAA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration/NASA, Office of Naval Research/ONR and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management/BOEM) awarded six new three-year US MBON projects.
When: Friday, September 27, 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), UTC-4) Title: “Biodiversity Observations for Decision-Making: From Data to Decision” Presenter: Mike Gill Short Bio: Mike Gill is the Director of the Biodiversity Indicators Program at NatureServe. Mike’s career has been driven by the strong belief in
When: Friday, August 23 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), UTC-4) Title: “Biodiversity and Health Connections: One Health Solutions for People and Planet” Presenter: Catherine Machalaba Short Bio: Catherine Machalaba serves as a policy advisor and research scientist at EcoHealth Alliance, a scientific non-profit organization that works
When: Friday, August 2 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), UTC-4) Title: “Mainstreaming and Safeguarding Biodiversity in Multilateral Development Bank Finance” Presenter: Robert Langstroth Short Bio: Dr. Robert Langstroth serves as Senior Biodiversity Specialist in the Environmental and Social Safeguards Unit of the Inter-American Development Bank in
When: Friday, June 21 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), UTC-4) Title: “How Standards Can Improve Implementation of Global Restoration Initiatives” Presenter: Bethanie Walder Short Bio: Bethanie Walder joined the Society for Ecological Restoration as Executive Director in September 2015 and has more than 25 years of
As part of the project “Implementation of Essential Biodiversity Variables for biodiversity assessment and monitoring at the subnational level in Colombia” funded by the National Academy of Science, members of the Colombia BON and the BON Development working group carried out a workshop with stakeholders from rural communities in Montes
Launch of the new H2020 project e-shape for strengthening the benefits for Europe of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) – establishing ‘EuroGEOSS’ E-shape (EuroGEOSS Showcases: Applications Powered by Europe), a new project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme was successfully launched in Cannes, France on 9-10 May
When: Friday, May 24 2019 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), UTC-4) Title: “Identifying conservation areas within the Vilcabamba-Amboro Conservation corridor to support corridor connectivity” Presenter: Dr. Florencia San Germano Short Bio: Dr. Florencia Sangermano is a geographer specializing in conservation applications of geographic information systems (GIS), remote
April 2-5, 2019 Playa del Secreto Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo, Mexico Info: https://marinebon.github.io/p2p/index.htmlhttps://marinebon.github.io/p2p/index.htmlhttps://marinebon.github.io/p2p/index.html This workshop gathered 35 experts in marine ecology, satellite remote sensing and data science from 12 countries to move forward the construction of the Marine Biodiversity Observation Network Pole to Pole of the Americas (MBON Pole to Pole).