Ongoing Projects

EU BON - Building the European Biodiversity Observation Network

EU BON (2012) stands for “Building the European Biodiversity Observation Network” and is an European research project, financed by the 7th EU framework programme for research and development (FP7). EU BON seeks ways to better integrate biodiversity information and implement into policy and decision-making of biodiversity monitoring and management in the EU.

Plazi’s activities:

  • Develop and provide access to biodiversity content from the published scientific record
  • develop data standards and exchange protocols
  • develop the legal framework for data publishing and dissemination
  • explore ways to involve citizen science to mobilize biodiversity data