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Paper on Essential Biodiversity Variables

Reducing the rate of biodiversity loss and averting dangerous biodiversity change are international goals.

However, there is no global, harmonized observation system for delivering regular, timely data on biodiversity change. Partners from the Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network (GEO BON) are developing – and seeking consensus around – Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBVs) that could form the basis of monitoring programs worldwide. Read Full Paper and consult the GEO BON EBVs page here