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iBOL will establish an earth observation system that will reveal species, including their dynamics and interactions.
Tracking ecosystems and revealing symbiomes – distinct fungal, plant, and animal species associated with host organisms – before the middle of this century by completing three research program:
PLANETARY BIODIVERSITY MISSION
The 2nd iBOL PROGRAM
2019 – 2026
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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Major scientific program BIOSCAN aims to provide data to address biodiversity loss, prompting international response
7-year program involving organizations in 40 nations launched on June 16, sparking interest from around the world.
5.3-million € funding will activate specialized research team to reveal “dark taxa” in little-known but important insect groups.
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation provide funding for new laboratory equipment in support of iBOL’s research programs.
The International Barcode of Life consortium is a research alliance of nations
undertaking the largest biodiversity science initiative: