Over the past half century, human activity has decreased wildlife populations by more than two thirds. To protect and preserve the biodiversity of the world’s ecosystems, we need a scientific-led and data-driven way to assess biodiversity and enable informed decision making in our global conservation efforts. Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBVs)
AmeriGEOSS is inviting you to register to the virtual 2020 Americas Symposium (Sept.7-9)
The AmeriGEO Co-Chairs are pleased to announce that the detailed agenda is now available for the 2020 America’s Symposium. Please find the event details below: Event: 2020 America’s Symposium Dates: September 7th & 8th Venue: Virtual To register for this event or to find more information on this event, please visit
New Call for Proposals: Belmont Forum Collaborative Research Action on Transdisciplinary Research for Pathways to Sustainability
The Belmont Forum is launching a call for proposals for joint Collaborative Research Action on the theme of “Transdisciplinary Research for Pathways to Sustainability” (CRA Pathways). To help provide a science base for achieving global sustainability, the Belmont Forum and partners including national and international organisations such as
EBVs on the cloud joint call launched today!
As one part of this initiative, Microsoft’s AI for Earth program and the Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network (GEO BON) Secretariat are launching a new US$1 million grant program. Grants of US$500k in financial funding and US$500k in Microsoft Azure credits
Save the date: GEO Virtual Symposium 2020
You are invited to participate in the first-ever GEO Virtual Symposium 2020 – which will take place entirely online. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Group on Earth Observations has announced the format of the event to be held remotely from 15-19 June 2020. The global GEO community will benefit from a series of interactive webinars over the course
GEO partners with Google to offer 25 licenses for the sustained use of Google Earth Engine (GEE)
The GEO secretariat has put together all the important questions and answers on the GEO–Google Earth Engine Programme.
Explore the GEO Report on Impact – Now available online!
The GEO Report of Impact for 2016-2019 was made available online today! GEO BON and some activities of the BONs, Working Groups and Secretariat are highlighted as key generators of impact for biodiversity.
21 projects will be awarded $1.5 million USD worth of cloud services
The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) announced the 21 projects from 17 developing countries that will be awarded $1.5 million USD worth of cloud services, grants and technical support through the Earth Observation Cloud Credits Programme.
Launch of the new H2020 project e-shape
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
The first draft of the GEO Work Programme for 2020-2022 is now available
The first version of the 2020-2022 GEO Work Programme is now available. In addition to the summary document, you can download the full implementation plans for each proposed activity on the GEO website.