In October 2018, Ireland’s National Biodiversity Data Centre was delighted to host the 25th meeting of the Governing Board of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) in Kilkenny. GBIF is a global network of 59 Participant Countries and 38 international organisations and initiatives, working together to share data and information on the world’s biological diversity.
To find out more about the work of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, https://www.gbif.org

 

Supporting the conservation of biodiversity in Ireland

Presentation by Liam Lysaght, Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre.

GBIF supporting Global Biodiversity Conservation

Presentation by Donald Hobern, Executive Secretary, Global Biodiversity Information Facility.

Tracking ecosystem change through Citizen Science

Presentation by Dr Tomás Murray, Senior Ecologist, National Biodiversity Data Centre

The All-Ireland Pollinator Plan – From data capture to conservation action

Presentation by Dr Úna Fitzpatrick, Senior Ecologist, National Biodiversity Data Centre

Promoting biodiversity engagement at a local level

Presentation by Amanda Pedlow, Heritage Officer, Offaly County Council