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A draft Japanese translation of Twenty-Year Review of GBIF (Executive Summary) by CODATA is now available

A draft Japanese translation of Twenty-Year Review of GBIF (Executive Summary) by CODATA is now available. It is uploaded in the “Library” along with the English version of the Executive Summary and the Full Report. Please take a look. the "Library" is here (Japanese page).

Opinion paper accepted for publication in the Japanese Journal of Conservation Ecology

The Japanese Journal of Conservation Ecology has accepted an opinion paper written by a volunteer JBIF staff member. Since it is expected to take some time to be published, a postprint has been posted on the author’s SNS site. Please Click here to view. Title:Future perspective of Biodiversity Informatics in Japan based on the history of Japan Node of Global Biodiversity Information Facility (JBIF) Authors:Takeshi Osawa, Hiromune Mitsuhashi, Tsuyoshi Hosoya, Utsugi Jinbo, Kyohei Watanabe, Makoto Mochida

The report of the panel discussion is now available

The report of the "Panel Discussion: Considering Biodiversity Information Infrastructure in the Future of Japan", held on February 13, is now available. The report is in Japanese. You can view it here.

"Videos" is now available

the "Videos" (Japanese page) is now available. Videos related to JBIF's activities will be published. Click here for the "Videos" page.

Presentation materials of the panel discussion are now available

The presentation materials of the "Panel Discussion: Considering Biodiversity Information Infrastructure in the Future of Japan", held on February 13, are now available. The materials are in Japanese. You can view them here.

The 2020 GBIF Science Review is now available at GBIF.org

The 2020 GBIF Science Review is now available at GBIF.org. It is also available on the "Library" (Japanese page).

Presentation materials and online exhibition video at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Molecular Biology Society of Japan are now available

JBIF’s presentation materials and online exhibit video at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Molecular Biology Society, held December 2-4, are now available. They are in Japanese and available on the “ Activities”.

Dr. Keiichi Matsuura received the Distinguished Achievement Award at the 2nd Japan Society for Digital Archives Awards

Dr. Keiichi Matsuura received the Distinguished Achievement Award at the 2nd Japan Society for Digital Archives Awards. Click here (Japanese page) to see the winners of the 2nd Japan Society for Digital Archives Awards.

The 2021 Ebbe Nielsen Challenge has opened

The 2021 Ebbe Nielsen Challenge is now open on the GBIF portal. The Ebbe Nielsen Challenge is an annual challenge to find innovative uses for biodiversity data published by GBIF. The winners will receive a total of up to €20,000. We encourage you to apply. For more information, including application requirements, click here.

The "Panel Discussion: Considering Biodiversity Information Infrastructure in the Future of Japan" will be held

The “Panel Discussion: Considering Biodiversity Information Infrastructure in the Future of Japan” will be held. Click here for more information.