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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    The Natural Inquirer is an integrated science education journal for students aged 11-14. This edition of the Natural Inquirer presents the results of a worldwide effort to understand the world’s forests. Produced in collaboration with the US Forest Service and based on FAO's Global Forest Resources Assessment 2010 findings, this issue has new comprehensive content, graphs and pictures as... more

    Date publishing: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 00:00
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    Focused policies and investments aimed at protecting and managing forest and trees in and around cities are needed to strengthen urban livelihoods and improve city environments, as the world becomes increasingly urbanized, said the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF), of which FAO is a member, on the occasion of World Habitat Day celebrated today.
    Date publishing: Monday, October 3, 2011 - 00:00
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    The continuing boom in ecotourism has the potential to save endangered forests or destroy them, depending on how effectively tourism expansion is managed, an international partnership for forest conservation and improvement cautioned today as the world celebrates the World Tourism Day and the International Year of Forests.
    Date publishing: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 00:00
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    Asia and the Pacific is the world’s fastest growing region with a dynamic and complex forestry landscape. FAO’s forthcoming Asia-Pacific Forestry Week from 7-11 November, to be held in Beijing, is dedicated to helping meet emerging challenges and identifying new opportunities. "We want to build on the success of the first Asia-Pacific Forestry Week held in Hanoi in 2008,” commented Patrick Durst, FAO senior forestry officer. “It’... more

    Date publishing: Monday, September 26, 2011 - 00:00
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    Gambia's Community Forestry Policy, put in place with support from FAO, has won silver in the 2011 Future Policy Awards as one of the world's most inspiring and innovative forest policies. The country has developed and implemented the first policy and legislation framework in Africa that provides local populations with secure and permanent forest ownership rights.
    Date publishing: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 17:00
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    9 September 2011, Rome - Countries need to pay more attention to fire management on lands bordering forests in order to prevent the 95 percent of wildfires that originate from human activities in forests and adjacent areas, an international partnership for forests warned today.


    Date publishing: Friday, September 9, 2011 - 00:00
  • Channel: RSS FAO FORIS
    Countries need to pay more attention to fire management on lands bordering forests in order to prevent the 95 percent of wildfires that originate from human activities in forests and adjacent areas, an international partnership for forests warned today.
    Date publishing: Friday, September 9, 2011 - 00:00
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    The full and effective engagement of indigenous peoples and the incorporation of traditional forest knowledge in forest management strategies are crucial for REDD+ success in curbing climate change, say experts, following the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples.... more

    Date publishing: Friday, August 12, 2011 - 00:00
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    Extreme weather events and natural disasters will pose an increasing threat to the world's forests in coming years, requiring heightened cooperation between regions and countries, an international partnership for forest conservation and improvement warned today. The group's warning came as FAO launched a new publication report on how 'abiotic disturbances' are impacting forest health.
    Date publishing: Monday, August 8, 2011 - 00:00
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    Reforming forest tenure systems and securing forest ownership rights can significantly improve peoples’ livelihoods and enable them to gain income from forest products, said FAO in a newly published guide, Reforming Forest Tenure. The continuing demand for land, weak governance in many countries, and climate change add urgency to forest tenure reform.
    Date publishing: Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 07:00

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