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 continuing loss of forests and forest degradation pose a critical challenge. Research has demonstrated repeatedly that damage to forest ecosystems is significant and is affecting everyone.”

    This is the opinion of Jan Heino, Assistant Director General of the Forestry Department at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, under the auspices of which the World Forestry Congress has been held every... more

    Date publishing: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 - 00:00
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    "We should act now to curb climate change. We can do it if science, governments, businesses and communities come together and address this pressing issue."

    Read the full interview with Balgis Osman-Elasha, Nobel Peace Prize laureate together with theIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) who will be a keynote speaker on “Producing for development” at the XIII World Forestry Congress in Argentina.

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    Date publishing: Friday, September 25, 2009 - 00:00
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    “The world needs more effective and focused international action on tropical forests. That will help reduce poverty, protect biodiversity and also mitigate the effects of climate change.”

    Emmanuel Ze Meka, ITTO’s Executive President, will be urging more effective and focused international action on tropical forests at the XIII World Forestry Congress.


    Date publishing: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 - 00:00
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    “In times of global financial and economic crisis and globalization of economy, the role of state forest management is essential for the sustainable development of society and the attainment of the goals formulated in United Nations Millennium Declaration.”

    This is the opinion of Alexey Savinov, Head of the Russian Federal Forestry Agency who will be speaking at the opening session of the XIII World Forestry Congress in... more

    Date publishing: Thursday, September 17, 2009 - 00:00
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    “At regional and global levels, especially in inland Amazonia and other regions in southern central Brazil, if the rate of deforestation is not reduced, removal of plant cover can affect rainfall, as has been scientifically demonstrated.”

    Read the interview with Dr Jose Carlos Carvalho, the State Secretary for Environment and Sustainable Development of Minas Gerais, who will be taking part in the World Forestry... more

    Date publishing: Wednesday, September 9, 2009 - 00:00
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    “This relationship and feeling of being part of nature and not opposed to it should be an example for western culture to follow.”

    By resolution 49/214 of 23 December 1994, the General Assembly of the United Nations decided to celebrate the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People on 9 August every year. Among other things, this event also recognizes the achievements and contributions that indigenous people... more

    Date publishing: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 - 00:00
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    Science in Action - BBC

    Date publishing: Friday, July 31, 2009 - 00:00
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    “This single-biggest thing in trying to address climate change if you’re in forestry is keeping the forest.”

    Listen to Avrim Lazar, President & CEO of FPAC (Forest Products Association of Canada) and keynote speaker on Forests and Climate Change at the XIII World Forestry Congress in Argentina.


    Date publishing: Friday, July 31, 2009 - 00:00
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    FAO Press Release


    Date publishing: Monday, July 27, 2009 - 00:00
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    “In Brazil, there are 1.7 million ha planted with eucalyptus or pine trees. Some 50,000 families are already benefiting from practicing small-scale agriculture there – whilst the planet benefits from the responsible use of resources.”

    This is the opinion of Elizabeth de Carvalhaes, Executive President of BRACELPA (Brazilian Pulp and Paper Association) and keynote speaker on “Producing for Development” at the XIII... more

    Date publishing: Friday, July 17, 2009 - 00:00

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