science at its foundation.
an intrinsic connection to nature at its heart.
The international barcode of life consortium
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
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$1.1M project largely funded by a grant awarded to Marko Mutanen, iBOL’s Finnish representative, by the Academy of Finland.
The 8th iBOL Conference (#iBOL2019) will be held in Trondheim, Central Norway between June 17-20, 2019.
iBOL Members in Portugal help organize the 20th Iberian Symposium on Marine Biology Studies in Braga, Portugal, from 9 – 12 September 2019.
The International Barcode of Life consortium is a research alliance of nations
undertaking the largest biodiversity science initiative: