GEO BON Photo Contest

June 28, 2016

The organising committee is really happy to invite to participate in the first GEO BON Photo contest! To submit your photographs, visit our webpage:

New GEO BON paper

June 14, 2016

Please have a look at our new GEO BON journal publication. “How do we want Satellite Remote Sensing to support biodiversity conservation globally?”

Open Science Conference Programme online

May 30, 2016

Please see the first version of the program agenda for the GEO BON Open Science Conference & All Hands Meeting 2016 at

CBD SBSTTA20 Technical Workshop on Monitoring of Marine and Coastal Biodiversity

May 2, 2016

On April 24th, the CBD Secretariat, in collaboration with Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), UNESCO IOC’s Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) and GEO BON’s Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON), convened a one day workshop in Montréal, Canada to discuss opportunities to enhance global and regional marine biodiversity

Open access, and citizen science EU BON workshop

April 9, 2016

Open access to biodiversity is key for addressing pertinent ecological issues such as biodiversity loss and impacts of climate change. On 22 & 23 March 2016, experts from EU BON met with GEO BON and scientists, policy makers and practitioners

Connecting the Dots

December 14, 2015

Please have a look at the special Issue: “Connecting the Dots: Integrating Biodiversity Observations to Better Track the CBD 2020 Targets” involving a number of GEO BON authors

GEO-XII Plenary & Mexico City Ministerial Summit

December 5, 2015

The GEO Plenary in Mexico City 9-13th November 2015, was a key event not only for GEO but also for GEO BON. See documents here There had been many very interesting side events at the GEO Plenary and GEO, which has now 100 member states has experienced a strong support