Experts present a new framework for global species monitoring

Experts present a new framework for global species monitoring
March 11, 2019

Media release by Yale University, USA: New Haven, Conn. –  A group of international experts has developed a much-needed framework to significantly improve the monitoring of status and trends of species worldwide. This finding comes after a multi-year collaboration under the auspices of the Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation

Measuring species traits for biodiversity policy goals

Measuring species traits for biodiversity policy goals
September 18, 2018

In a new perspective paper in Nature Ecology & Evolution, a group of international biodiversity researchers including GEO BON members shows how trait variability within species can be incorporated into Essential Biodiversity Variables. Including such trait variability will enable the assessment of how organisms respond to global change and can

Introducing the Global Register of Introduced and Invasive Species

Introducing the Global Register of Introduced and Invasive Species
January 24, 2018

Harmonised, representative data on the state of biological invasions remain inadequate at country and global scales, particularly for taxa that affect biodiversity and ecosystems. Information is not readily available in a form suitable for policy and reporting. The Global Register of Introduced and Invasive Species (GRIIS) provides the first country-wise