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The 21st Century Biodiversity Research Workshop (2013, 8th), “Invasive / Introduced Species and Biodiversity Information”, will be held. Click here for more information.
GBIF Newsletter, GBits, No. 36 (September 2013 issue) Japanese version is available here.
1st Asia Parks Congress will be held on 13-17 November 2013 at Sendai International Center in Japan. This congress is organised by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan and The International Union for Conservation of Nature, IUCN.
GBIF Newsletter, GBits, No. 36 (September 2013 issue) has been uploaded. Japanese version is in preparation.
A biodiversity information portal, Ikimono Log, has been launched by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan. It aims to collect and share biological information widely, including with the general public, as well as to provides information on previous biological surveys conducted by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan. The retrieved data is displayed on a map and can also be downloaded in CSV and KML, compliant with Darwin Core. The website is here. ...
A new integrated portal on the world’s specimen collections, The Global Registry of Biorepositories (GRBio), is released. Plant collections have traditionally been managed by the Index Herbariorum (IH), while non-IH registries, such as the Biodiversity Collections Index (BCI), which used mainly in Europe, and the biorepositories.org, which focuses on DNA barcoding. GRBio synchronises information with IH and integrates BCI and biorepositories.org. (The latter two will be closing.) The GRBio also allows you to search for staff from museums and other institutions around the world. ...
TDWG Conference 2013: held on October 28
The Fifth International Barcode of Life Conference will be held in Kunming (China). This conference is held every two years. Registration (closing date 15 October) and presentation submission (closing date 31 July) are now open.
The GBIF portal has a new look.
The GB20 Science Symposium will be streamed live online at the following times: October 9, 8:30 p.m. - October 10, 12:30 a.m. (JST)