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Biodiversity
To save a living planet

With science at its foundation and our intrinsic connection to nature at its heart, iBOL is enabling humanity to safeguard all life, including ourselves.

Discover how the ability to read biodiversity will impact you

Explore the simple way that we can read life on our planet

Imagine a world with biodiversity ID at your fingertips

Our Plans

iBOL will establish a global biomonitoring system and complete the inventory of life before the middle of this century by completing three projects:

 

BARCODE 500K

BIOSCAN

PLANETARY BIODIVERSITY MISSION

BIOSCAN

The 2nd iBOL PROJECT

2019 – 2025 

BIOSCAN will analyze 250 million specimens while expanding barcode coverage to 2.5 million species.

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About us

The International Barcode of Life consortium is a research alliance of nations undertaking the largest biodiversity science initiative:

create a digital identification system for life that is accessible to everyone

NEWS & Events

Seventh Meeting of the iBOL Scientific Steering Committee

LAUNCH PREPARATIONS FOR BIOSCAN

October 12-14, 2018
University of Guelph, Canada

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