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North and West Africa vertebrate observation dataset

PORBIOTA/LifeWatch Portugal has made available a new vertebrate observation and distribution dataset of North and West Africa, which is now accessible through the Global Biodiversity Information Facility and GBIF.PT.  The dataset comprises information on fishes, amphibians, reptiles and mammals mostly from the deserts and arid regions of Nort...

LifeWatch Slovenia Project

The Slovenian Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy issued a grant decision on 19 December 2019 that will help LifeWatch Slovenia to enhance its international competitiveness. The LifeWatch SI project grant of €2.6 million will enable the purchase of equipment to support the implementation of international research projects...

ENVRI Week

The ENVRI-FAIR project brings together 26 Research Infrastructures to build sustainable, transparent and trustworthy data services compliant with FAIR principles. Once a year, ENVRI Week is dedicated to Environmental Research Infrastructures so that Working Parties can report on progress and seek guidance on future developments.  ENVRI Week 2...

EUROLAG 9

Four environmental Research Infrastructures to build a new joint vision for transitional and coastal environments in the future. Two years after the last appointment in Athens, the 9th European Coastal Lagoons Conference (EUROLAG) was held in Venice, from 20 to 24 January 2020. Hosted by the Institute of Marine Sciences (ISMAR) of the Italian Nati...

ASSEMBLE Plus Transnational Programme

ASSEMBLE Plus has issued a call to academics and researchers to submit proposals for the Transnational Access programme, which offers sponsorship of successful applicants for up to 30 days to carry out research in their marine biological stations.    ASSEMBLE Plus is a consortium of organisations from 16 countries operating unde...