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Network News – August 2016

View Network News August 2016. In this issue: NBN Conference -registration is open! The future of the NBN Gateway, the NBN Atlas and opening up access…

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Turn nature engagement into reality

Earthwatch Europe is seeking innovators to pitch new and exciting ideas that aim to re-engage the public with nature, in a bid to win £5,000 seed…

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Vision for Nature report published

The Vision for Nature report has been published by A Focus on Nature (the UK’s youth nature network). The report sets out how young people would like…

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Brampton Biodiversity Project update

Following the introductory news article earlier this year, here we have a further update to the Brampton Parish Biodiversity Project. Brampton Parish lies in the western belt…

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2016 GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Challenge now open

The 2016 GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Challenge, which will focus on on understanding, examining and addressing gaps and biases in open-access biodiversity data from the GBIF…

NBN Working Groups update

After reviewing the eight proposed working groups, we have decided to merge the groups on Quality Control & Verification, Biological Recording Online and Improving Biological…

NBN Atlas brief update

The country portals to the NBN Atlas continue to progress well. Wales We held the first Steering Group meeting for the NBN Atlas of Living…

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Network News – July 2016

View Network News July 2016. In this issue: UK Awards for Biological Recording and Information Sharing – don’t miss the deadline! Open Licencing of Local Species Data Grant…

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NBN website survey

The new NBN website launched in March 2016 and we would love your feedback and comments. The new website was upgraded to replace the previous version that…

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Ecology jobs website

A new website, Ecology Jobs, is now live. It is a job-board managed by ecologists, for ecologists, thus meeting the specific needs, skills and requirements of…

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SEWeb picks up two awards

On 22 June, Scotland’s Environment Web (SEWeb) won the Holyrood 2016 Connect ICT Award for Project Delivery. This award category recognises large and complex projects…

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Join in the Big Seaweed Search

Seaweed distribution and abundance around our coasts is changing. To investigate why this might be and what’s out there, the Marine Conservation Society has joined…

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Open Licencing of Local Species Data Grant

Funding under the Open Licencing of Local Species Data grant is now open for applications. Defra and Natural England are committed to supporting the development of…

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