Discover the new Global Land Cover Layers from the Copernicus Global Land Service

Discover the new Global Land Cover Layers from the Copernicus Global Land Service
May 19, 2019

The Copernicus Global Land Service team is thrilled to release a new set of Global Land Cover layers, at 100m resolution and with an overall 80% accuracy. These layers include: a complete, discrete classification with 23 classes according to UN-FAO’s LCCS scheme versatile fractional cover layers, providing the percentage of

Essential biodiversity

April 1, 2019

An editorial published in Nature Ecology and Evolution, and building on two recent publications by the GEO BON working groups on Species Traits and Species Populations EBVs, discusses the development of the Essential Biodiversity Variables as well as their potential to support conservation policies at multiple scales.

Call for Abstracts for the joint Biodiversity_Next Conference in Leiden

Call for Abstracts for the joint  Biodiversity_Next Conference in Leiden
March 20, 2019

This is to remind you that the Call for Abstracts for the joint Biodiversity_Next Conference in Leiden, The Netherlands, 19-25 October is still open. With over sixty programmed symposia and other events, the conference will bring together major international organisations, research scientists, and policy makers to look at the horizon of data-driven

Accepting applications for 2019 grants for biodiversity information projects

Accepting applications for 2019 grants for biodiversity information projects
January 23, 2019

The scope and guidelines for the Request for Proposals are now available on the JRS website. The online application portal, forms, and supporting resources are all available at the Application Instructions and on the Application Portal. Submissions are welcome until February 28, 2019.

Threatened Species Index (TSX) for Australia

Threatened Species Index (TSX) for Australia
November 28, 2018

The TSX for birds is alive: tsx.org.au The TSX was launched at the Ecological Society of Australia conference in Brisbane by our brilliant Threatened Species Commissioner, Dr Sally Box yesterday evening! It was endorsed via a video by the Honourable Minister of the Environment and the Great Barrier Reef Leeanne

GBIF call to promote the mobilization and use of biodiversity data in Asia

GBIF call to promote the mobilization and use of biodiversity data in Asia
November 23, 2018

The fourth call under the Biodiversity Information Fund for Asia (BIFA) programme invites proposals that – Enhance knowledge of Asian biodiversity through access to data from biological collections and monitoring programmes in the region and – Engage research and policy communities in the use and application of data mobilized through

New wildlife monitoring platform – Wildlife Insights

New wildlife monitoring platform – Wildlife Insights
April 27, 2018

Wildlife Insights is excited to share its latest platform development update with the GEO BON community. Wildlife Insights is a new wildlife monitoring platform that will harness the best in artificial intelligence, conservation technology and science-based tools to help conserve wildlife. This open-access platform will build on existing camera trap