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Delivering Biodiversity Knowledge in the Information Age

The Global Biodiversity Informatics Outlook helps to focus effort and investment towards better understanding of life on Earth and our impacts upon it. It proposes a framework that will help harness the immense power of information technology and an open data culture, to gather unprecedented evidence about biodiversity and to inform better decisions. This document is accompanied by a website,, that will report progress towards each part of the framework and provide a forum for ideas, projects and funding sources supporting the goals of the Outlook