CETAF Information and Press
CETAF and the Institutions of our network, are active taxonomic scientists, publishers, curators and policy advocates. Sharing the results of our research and the relevant information we use, make the collaborative work increasingly visible and more widely spread. The dissemination actions underpin our efforts for enhancing the societal involvement in science and the social awareness of the importance of taxonomy for the sustainability of our planet.
Below, the most relevant set of News concerning CETAF, its Members and other related agents of our scientific community.
28th Sep, 2020
Brussels, 28 September 2020
25th Sep, 2020
The Natural History Museum in London is both a world-leading science research centre and the most visited natural history museum in Europe. With a vision of a future in which both people and the planet thrive, it is uniquely positioned to be a powerful champion for balancing humanity’s needs with those of the natural world.
15th Sep, 2020
Ever wonder what Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) is or does? How can you become involved?
Come join the TDWG 2020 virtual Conference to find out, get a bit of background about both the working group meetings coming up the week of 21–25 September, as well as the Symposia and Discussion sessions planned for the 19–23 October.
14th Aug, 2020
Mobilising Data, Policies and Experts in Scientific Collections (MOBILISE)
10th Jul, 2020
28th May, 2020
Save the dates: the annual Biodiversity Information Standards Conference goes online!
TDWG 2020 will be a virtual conference divided into working sessions (Sep 21-25) followed by a second week dedicated to dissemination and sharing (Oct 19-23).
19th May, 2020
17th May, 2020
End of January, the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity announced the theme of the International Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May 2020: “Our Solutions are in Nature”.
The theme for the day shows that Biodiversity remains the answer to a number of sustainable development challenges that we all face. From nature-based solutions to climate, to food and water security, and sustainable livelihoods, biodiversity remains the basis for a sustainable future.
27th Apr, 2020
Back to December 2019, CETAF launched an initiative to reward and support early-career researchers whose work focuses on natural science collections within the fields of taxonomy, biodiversity and ge
16th Apr, 2020
Europe is a global leader in collections-based research, hosting 80% of the known bio and geodiversity, meaning 1.5 billion specimens documented and curated by over 5000 scientists.
We are very happy to share with you the promotional film that has been produced under ICEDIG project. We are proud about our community's combined efforts to further advance innovation and consolidation towards DiSSCo, the large-scale digitisation effort for natural heritage.