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Striped Field Mouse (Apodemus agrarius) (Photo: UNCG)

400 000 new records on Ukrainian biodiversity digitised

400 000 new records on Ukrainian biodiversity digitised October 1, 2021 After 18 months of hard work, Ukrainian naturalists digitised about 400,000 new records on Ukrainian biodiversity and uploaded them to the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF). One and a half years ago, GBIF contained about 193,671 georeferenced occurrence records from Ukraine, and most of …

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iNaturalist website in Ukrainian

iNaturalist translated to Ukrainian

iNaturalist translated to Ukrainian June 20, 2021Knowing the names of the butterflies, snakes, salamanders, beetles, fungi, or plants you see  is one of the nice things when being out in the field in nature. Identifying the species used to be tedious work for which you needed many books with detailed descriptions of the characteristics of …

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Echium vulgare (Photo: Rollin Verlinde / Vilda)

Ukraine is catching up with the publication of biodiversity data in GBIF

Ukraine is catching up with the publication of biodiversity data in GBIF January 23, 2021 The global decline of biodiversity is a hot topic currently. Therefore it is important to know where all the species of animals, plants and other organisms live. The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) collates all biodiversity information that people around …

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Balkan Mammal Network

Balkan Mammal Network May 20, 2018 On 10-12 May 2018 28 representatives of nature research and conservation institutes came together in Bankya, Bulgaria to talk about the conservation of mammals on the Balkans. They represented 8 countries in Southeast Europe: Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia, Greece, and Romania. The meeting was part …

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Strong increase continues

Strong increase continues February 26, 2016 The first Songthrushes and Chiffchaffs are heard singing again. Spring is approaching. Time to make plans for the coming bird counts in Southeastern Europe. Last year many people carried out bird counts, more than the year before. The number of point counts in Bulgaria and neighbouring countries increases since …

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