Living Atlases community releases two new video tutorials

20 June, 2019 ALA Blog

In 2013, the Living Atlases community was established by GBIF to help countries around the world develop biodiversity infrastructure based on the ALA's open source platform. The community has just released two video tutorials explaining the features of the Living Atlases platform.

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Spotlight on ALA Users – Three key contributors

4 June, 2019 ALA Blog, ALA User Profile

We’ve received some really interesting images in the ALA recently. People have a variety of reasons for contributing their data.

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ecoEd announced as finalists in CAUDIT awards

20 May, 2019 ALA Blog

The ecoEd program, of which ALA is a member, have been announced as finalists for the CAUDIT Awards. These awards are from the Council of Australasian University Directors of Information Technology and ecoEd are finalists in the category Innovation in Teaching and Learning.

ALA—iNaturalist collaboration

8 May, 2019 ALA Blog, Citizen science

This month, we signed a member agreement with the global biodiversity social network iNaturalist.

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Empowering future Indigenous land managers

7 May, 2019 ALA Blog, Citizen science, Indigenous Ecological Knowledge

Intergenerational traditional ecological knowledge transfer and Citizen Science

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ALA Newsletter March 2019 Edition 6

12 March, 2019 ALA Blog, ALA Newsletter

New ALA Director | Highlights | Updates | Tips & Tricks | Spatial Portal in Focus | Featured Image | Dashboard | Handy Links

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Victorian Gorse Taskforce: fighting one of Australia’s worst weeds

5 March, 2019 ALA Blog, ALA Newsletter

In February 2019, we took part in an information roadshow helping to reduce gorse across Victorian private and public land.

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ALA in use: Research dogs helping to record data on threatened species

27 February, 2019 ALA Blog, ALA Newsletter

The Research Dogs for Conservation program run by the University of the Sunshine Coast trains, tests and uses detection dogs for conservation projects and relies on the ALA to design surveys and manage data.

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