an intrinsic connection to nature at its heart.
The international barcode of life
is enabling humanity to protect all life,
including our own.
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iBOL will establish a global biomonitoring system that will track ecosystems and reveal
PLANETARY BIODIVERSITY MISSION
The 2nd iBOL PROJECT
2019 – 2025
BIOSCAN will allow us to forecast changes in biodiversity in response to anthropogenic drivers as well as deepen our understanding of species interactions by probing the
NEWS & Events
DNA BARCODING TECHNOLOGY DISCUSSED AS AN INVALUABLE TOOL FOR GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION AT COP14The 196 governments who are parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) met for their 14th conference (COP14) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, between the 17...
On October 12th, iBOL members from 27 countries met at the Centre for Biodiversity Genomics in Guelph, Canada to reflect on past achievements and discuss the launch of its next project - BIOSCAN. The three-day meeting signaled the growing strength and commitment of...
The International Barcode of Life consortium is a research alliance of nations
undertaking the largest biodiversity science initiative: