With science at its foundation and our intrinsic connection to nature at its heart, iBOL is enabling humanity to safeguard all life, including ourselves.
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iBOL will establish a global biomonitoring system and complete the inventory of life before the middle of this century by completing three projects:
PLANETARY BIODIVERSITY MISSION
The 2nd iBOL PROJECT
2019 – 2025
BIOSCAN will analyze 250 million specimens while expanding barcode coverage to 2.5 million species.
The International Barcode of Life consortium is a research alliance of nations undertaking the largest biodiversity science initiative: