illuminate biodiversity by developing globally accessible, dna-based systems for the discovery and identification of all multicellular life
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iBOL is working to 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
Latest News & Events
The Australian Government has awarded $36 million to a new research program led by Monash University, Securing Antarctica’s Environmental Future (SAEF).
BIOSCAN partners awarded 18 million euros to identify the full breadth of biodiversity in the Netherlands
A new megaproject called ARISE will use leading-edge scientific infrastructure to assess all multicellular flora and fauna in the Netherlands in the next decade.
Magda Bou Dagher Kharrat, a leader in DNA barcoding and conservation in Lebanon, has been named as a notable alumnus of the U.S. State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program.
The International Barcode of Life consortium is a research alliance of nations
undertaking the largest biodiversity science initiative: