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2016 BIMF-FBIP Presentations

Updated on June 28, 2016

A joint Biodiversity Information Management and Foundational Biodiversity Information Programme (FBIP) forum was held from 10th – 13th May 2016 in Cape Town. Click on the title of the presentation for a pdf version of the slides.   Keynote addresses Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Dr. Luthando Dziba 2.31 MB The Evolution of  … Read more

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Checklists and Encyclopaedia of Life

Updated on June 20, 2016

There are over 100,000 known species of plants, animals and fungi in South Africa. Scientists believe that there are at least another 50,000 species in the country that have not yet been discovered and/or named. This site aims to compile, co-ordinate and update known information in the form of: Annotated checklists of species. These checklists  … Read more

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South African Animal Checklist

Updated on June 19, 2016

  Over 65,000 species of animals are known to exist in South Africa. Available checklists are provided on the table below, indicating classification and number of species for each group. This allows us to monitor which groups still need attention, and the extent of the work that still needs to be done. Annotated checklists of species are  … Read more

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