Welcome to the EU BON helpdesk!
 

This website will guide you through recent developments by the EU BON project  in the domain of biodiversity information. The helpdesk pursues specific goals and consider the interests of different audiences:

Data Mobilization Toolkit

Online supporting toolkit aiming to assist the user in his data mobilization efforts.

EU BON products

Services, tools, guidelines and other products developed or enhanced by EU BON project.

Resources

Comprehensive and searchable overview of other resources relevant to data sharing, 

Trainings

Trainings and workshops on data and metadata integration strategies, use of standards, and use of data sharing tools.

User groups we are addressing:

For more information on the EU BON project, please visit EU BON portal.

News and events

Other initiatives

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  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS

    How best to mitigate climate change and curtail global warming is now an established debate. With a new climate change regime expected to emerge from the upcoming UNFCCC's Climate Change Conference in Paris in November, forestry may gain the limelight in climate mitigation discussions. The significant mitigation potential forests have to offer has been highlighted by a recent UN FAO-led international conference on... more

    Date publishing: Friday, February 27, 2015 - 00:00
  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS

    The more a country knows about its forests, the better it can manage and protect them for future generations. With this in mind, the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic sought assistance from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, through a Technical Cooperation Programme project, to strengthen national capacities to monitor and assess the country's forest and land resources.

    The project was carried out in... more

    Date publishing: Friday, February 27, 2015 - 00:00
  • Channel: EU JRC news

    A JRC-hosted roundtable on creative and cultural industries today brought together policy- and law-makers, as well as cultural associations and foundations and other stakeholders, who discussed how to measure the impact of this remarkably dynamic and innovative sector.

    Date publishing: Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 16:25
  • Channel: EU JRC news

    How technology transfer activities can help EU industry and manufacturing SMEs to adopt advanced and clean manufacturing technologies was the main question of today's workshop, organised by the JRC in cooperation with the European Factories of the Future Research Association (EFFRA).

    Date publishing: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 16:08
  • Channel: EU JRC news

    The JRC and the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) association today agreed on cooperation in a range of fields of common interest, including environment and climate change, energy, transport, agriculture and food security, health and consumer protection, information society, technological advances, innovation and standardisation.

    Date publishing: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 14:43
  • Channel: EU JRC news

    A new JRC report analyses the geothermal energy sector in the EU, assessing the status of the technology, ongoing developments, related policies and markets.

    Date publishing: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 11:56
  • Channel: LTER-Europe
    The LTER-Europe conference (19-20 February 2015) starts today in Vienna, Austria, hosted by Environment Agency Austria.
    Date publishing: Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 11:30
  • Channel: LTER-Europe

    The meeting is an opportunity for representatives from national Long-Term Ecosystem Research (LTER) networks across Europe to meet and share LTER-related issues and new developments within the field. The strategic development of LTER-Europe will be discussed, as will Long-Term Socio-Ecological Research (LTSER). We'll consider new and potential collaborations and the emerging eLTER project, which is due to start this year. Delegates will also hear from three new European members of LTER-... more

    Date publishing: Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 11:30
  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS

    Registration and call for abstracts are open for a forthcoming symposium on forest biotechnology for smallholders from 19-22 May 2015, Brazil. The recommendations of the Global Plan of Action for the Conservation, Development and Sustainable Use of Forest Genetic Resources, adopted by the FAO Conference in June 2013, identified the use of new technologies, including biotechnology, as a strategic priority. Biotechnology can contribute... more

    Date publishing: Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 00:00
  • Channel: EU JRC news

    Rainfall is more likely to cause soil erosion in the Mediterranean and Alpine regions than in Northern Europe.  This becomes evident from a new set of data that the JRC has collected on the erosive force of rainfall in different parts of Europe.

    Date publishing: Monday, February 16, 2015 - 11:16

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