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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 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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