Significant growth in use of data from the GBIF network continues to demonstrate the importance and value of open biodiversity data
The call for entries for the 2024 Ebbe Nielsen Challenge is now open!
Agreement between GBIF Secretariat and the Catalogue of Life’s legal body will support further collaboration on ChecklistBank and other joint activities
The SBDI consortium welcomes everyone within the scientific community who is curious about data-driven research. Join us at the Swedish Museum of Natural History in Stockholm.
Deadline for receiving nominations from GBIF member countries for graduate students whose innovative research relies on biodiversity data: 24 June 2024
The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) has published a report shedding light on the returns yielded by investments in their data infrastructure. The report, titled “Unveiling the Value: The Return on Investments in GBIF,” highlights the wide-ranging impact of GBIF’s efforts on both scientific advancement and societal progress.
There is now an updated version of a guide to publishing sequence-based data. It is a practical guide for holders of genomic and metagenomic information, to include recommendations for sharing occurrence records based on DNA-based studies of the world’s oceans and seas.
GBIF continues partnership with FinBIF and Pensoft to support publication of new datasets about organisms whose life cycles depend on soil. DEADLINE: 22 September 2023
Call for entries for submissions vying for €20,000 in prizes from annual incentive competition. DEADLINE: 22 August 2023