Pulse of the planet webinar series #13

Pulse of the planet webinar series #13
February 12, 2020

When: Friday, February 21, 2020 Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm (EST UTC -5 hours) Title: “Wildlife Insights: A new platform to maximize the use of camera trap and passive sensor wildlife data for conservation” Presenter: Dr. Jorge Ahumada, Executive Director of Wildlife Insights Short Bio: Dr. Jorge Ahumada is a Senior

Recording of the MBON webinar to Ecological Marine Units online

Recording of the MBON webinar to Ecological Marine Units online
February 4, 2020

The recording of the last MBON webinar to Ecological Marine Units (EMUs) by Keith VanGraafeiland, GISP/ESRI is now online. EMUs come from an unprecedented 3D point mesh framework of 52 million global measurements of 6 key ocean variables over a 50-year period at a horizontal resolution of 1/4˚ by 1/4˚

Recording of GEO BON webinar with Stan Blum online

Recording of GEO BON webinar with Stan Blum online
February 3, 2020

The recording of the last Pulse of the Planet webinar with Stan Blum is now on our GEO BON YouTube channel online! More information about GEO BON webinars can be see here: https://geobon.org/about/events/web-conferences

Pulse of the planet webinar series #12

Pulse of the planet webinar series #12
January 15, 2020

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

U.S. MBON Projects

U.S. MBON Projects
November 25, 2019

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.

Pulse of the planet webinar series #11

Pulse of the planet webinar series #11
September 12, 2019

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

Pulse of the planet webinar series #10

Pulse of the planet webinar series #10
August 8, 2019

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

Pulse of the planet webinar series #9

Pulse of the planet webinar series #9
July 29, 2019

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

Pulse of the planet webinar series #8

Pulse of the planet webinar series #8
June 12, 2019

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

EBV operationalization in Tropical Dry Forest

EBV operationalization in Tropical Dry Forest
June 2, 2019

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