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

  • Channel: EU JRC news

    Higher market prices and the recovery of some fish stocks helped the EU fishing fleet to again improve its profitability in 2012. Despite the economic crisis and less fish being landed, economic performance has more than doubled over the last 5 years, from 3.2% net profit in 2008 to 6.6% in 2012.

    Date publishing: Friday, December 19, 2014 - 14:37
  • Channel: EU JRC news

    The JRC has recently published a report which provides guidelines to implement water reuse in Europe, and analyses the associated technical, environmental, health and socioeconomic challenges to such reuse.

    Given the lack of formal guidelines at European level to address the reuse of treated wastewater, the report compares relevant national and international measures. It also provides a risk-based management approach, and identifies needs for and barriers to technological innovation... more

    Date publishing: Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 11:58
  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS
    Global production of all major wood products continued to show steady growth in 2013 for the fourth consecutive year, with the exception of the pulp and paper industry which stagnated in 2012-13 largely due to a decline in consumption in China, according to new data published by FAO today.
    Date publishing: Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 00:00
  • Channel: DataOne

    The Winter 2014/2015 issue of DataONENews is now available. Features Include:

    Date publishing: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 22:41
  • Channel: DataOne

    The Winter 2014/2015 issue of DataONENews is now available. Features Include:

    Date publishing: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 22:41
  • Channel: EU JRC news

    2013 saw global CO2 emissions from fossil fuel use and cement production reach a new all-time high. This was mainly due to the continuing steady increase in energy use in emerging economies over the past ten years.  However, emissions increased at a notably slower rate (2%) than on average in the last ten years (3.8% per year since 2003, excluding the credit crunch years).

    Date publishing: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 12:10
  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS

    FAO promotes a new initiative to develop communication skills in the forestry sector in order to help strengthen national policies and programs on sustainable forest management. During COP 20, communicators from Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Costa Rica met in Lima to define the work strategy for the Latin American Forest Communicators Network, promoted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (... more

    Date publishing: Monday, December 15, 2014 - 00:00
  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS

    FAO promotes a new initiative to develop communication skills in the forestry sector in order to help strengthen national policies and programs on sustainable forest management. During COP 20, communicators from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay met in Lima to define the work strategy for the Latin American Forest Communicators Network, promoted by the Food and... more

    Date publishing: Monday, December 15, 2014 - 00:00
  • Channel: EU JRC news

    Over 650 energy stakeholders from Europe and beyond gathered in Rome this week for the 7th Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan) Conference. The conference offered a unique opportunity for all stakeholders and representatives of national and EU institutions to have in-depth discussions on the new developments of the SET Plan towards an integrated roadmap and action plan addressing research & innovation challenges and needs of the EU energy system.

    Date publishing: Friday, December 12, 2014 - 15:13
  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS

    Facing climate change offers ‘an opportunity to make mountain agriculture more sustainable and promote new ways of reducing poverty and hunger,’ Maria Helena Semedo, FAO Deputy Director General told a side event at the climate change conference in Lima, Peru, on 11 December 2014. Promoting climate smart agriculture as a way to ensure sustainable rural development and improve resilience, Semedo spoke at an... more

    Date publishing: Friday, December 12, 2014 - 00:00

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