AfrOBIS ( Database Aggregator )

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Is node of Ocean Biodiversity Information System

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Agroforestree Database ( Database )

«The Agroforestree (AFT) Database is a species reference and selection guide for agroforestry trees. Agroforestry trees are those that are deliberately grown or kept in integrated land-use systems and are often managed for more than one output.»

source: https://www.worldagroforestry.org/output/agroforestree-database

Owned by World Agroforestry

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AlgaeBase ( Database )

«AlgaeBase is a global algal database of taxonomic, nomenclatural and distributional information.»

source: https://www.algaebase.org/

Run by AlgaeBase

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AquaDocs ( Database )

«AquaDocs is an open access repository covering the natural marine, estuarine/brackish and freshwater environments. It includes all aspects of the science, technology, management and conservation of these environments, their organisms and resources, and the economic, sociological and legal aspects.»

source: https://aquadocs.org/pages/About

Run by International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange; Run by The International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers

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ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World ( Database Aggregator )

«ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World is the foremost collection of geographic information from around the globe. It includes maps, apps, and data layers to support your work.»

source: https://livingatlas.arcgis.com/en/home/

Owned by Esri

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Birds of the World ( Database Aggregator )

«Birds of the World is a powerful resource that brings deep, scholarly content from four celebrated works of ornithology into a single platform where biologists and birders can find comprehensive life history information on birds. Every bird has a story. Discover them all with Birds of the World. »

source: https://birdsoftheworld.org/bow/home

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CEOS International Directory Network ( Database Aggregator )

« a Gateway to the world of Earth Science data. The CEOS IDN is an international effort developed to assist researchers in locating information on available datasets.»

source: https://idn.ceos.org/

Run by Committee on Earth Observation Satellites

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Catalogue of life ( Database )

«The most complete authoritative list of the world’s species – maintained by hundreds of global taxonomists»

source: https://www.catalogueoflife.org/

Owned by Species 2000; Owned by Integrated Taxonomic Information System

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Conservation Tech Directory ( Database )

«This directory was created by Carly Batist and Gracie Ermi, who continue to maintain it and add resources.»

source: https://conservationtech.directory/about/

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Crop Protection Compendium ( Database )

«A time-saving, encyclopedic, mixed-media tool that draws together scientific information on all aspects of crop protection. It features extensive global coverage of pests, diseases, weeds and their natural enemies, the crops that are their hosts, and the countries in which they occur.»

source: https://www.cabi.org/publishing-products/crop-protection-compendium/

Owned by CABI

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Darwin Initiative Funded Projects ( Database )

«The Darwin Initiative is a UK government grants scheme that helps to protect biodiversity and the natural environment in developing countries. Darwin-funded projects usually aim to help preserve biodiversity and the local community that lives alongside it.»

source: https://www.darwininitiative.org.uk/about-us/

Owned by Darwin Initiative

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Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria ( Database )

«Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria are a series of loose-leaf sheets issued in sets of 10, with four sets appearing each year. Each sheet provides a standardized statement of current knowledge about an individual species of fungus or bacterium, in an integrated format to assist identification or confirmation of identity of significant species.»

source: https://www.cabi.org/publishing-products/descriptions-of-fungi-and-bacteria/

Owned by CABI

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Design of Trade Agreements ( Database )

«It aims to collect systematic data on the design of preferential trade agreements that have been signed since 1945. »

source: https://www.designoftradeagreements.org/

Run by World Trade Institute

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Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases ( Database )

«Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases are the authoritative source for accurate data on the worldwide distribution of plant diseases of economic or quarantine importance.»

source: https://www.cabi.org/publishing-products/distribution-maps-of-plant-diseases/

Owned by CABI

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Distribution Maps of Plant Pests ( Database )

«Distribution Maps of Plant Pests are the authoritative source on the worldwide distribution of plant pests of economic or quarantine importance.»

source: https://www.cabi.org/publishing-products/distribution-maps-of-plant-pests/

Owned by CABI

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ENCOSH solutions ( Database )

«A collaborative platform for multi-stakeholders worldwide to exchange knowledge, experiences and ideas to tackle human-wildlife interaction issues»

source: https://encosh.org/en/

Run by Human Initiative to Save Animals

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Encyclopedia of Life ( Database Aggregator )

«To increase awareness and understanding of living nature through an Encyclopedia of Life that gathers, generates, and shares knowledge in an open, freely accessible and trusted digital resource.»

source: https://eol.org/docs/what-is-eol

Run by Encyclopedia of Life

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Environmental Impact ( Database )

«Environmental Impact is an internet resource created in response to demand from the scientific community, policy makers and information specialists for a single comprehensive bibliographic information resource on climate change and other influences of humans on the biosphere.»

source: https://www.cabi.org/publishing-products/environmental-impact/

Owned by CABI

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FishBase ( Database )

«FishBase is a global biodiversity information system on finfishes. Its initial goal to provide key facts on population dynamics for 200 major commercial species has now grown to having a wide range of information on all species currently known in the world: taxonomy, biology, trophic ecology, life history, and uses, as well as historical data reaching back to 250 years.»

source: https://www.fishbase.se/home.htm

Owned by FishBase

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Food Plants International Database ( Database )

«There are a huge number of undervalued and overlooked food plants in the world. The FPI database provides accessible information about these plants to support production of locally relevant and nutritious food, and enable people to appropriately value their local foods.»

source: https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/

Owned by Food Plants International

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Forest Science Database ( Database )

«Updated weekly, the database supplies bibliographic information and abstracts for all aspects of agroforestry, forestry, tree biology, land use and wood science. Climate change effects, deforestation, forest logging and urban forestry are also key areas we cover.»

source: https://www.cabi.org/publishing-products/forest-science-database/

Owned by CABI

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Forestry Compendium ( Database )

«The Forestry Compendium is a unique global compilation of knowledge on forestry, ideal for practical decision making. It is a comprehensive, encyclopedic resource for information on tree and woody plant species of major economic importance and lesser-known species of local importance. It also covers, in detail, pests that damage these trees.»

source: https://www.cabi.org/publishing-products/forestry-compendium/

Owned by CABI

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Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment Database ( Database )

«The FADA database is an information system dedicated to freshwater animal species diversity and expert-based distribution information. The system provides access to authoritative species lists and global distribution compiled by world experts for the FADA book»

source: http://fada.biodiversity.be/

Run by The Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment Project

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GBIF datasets (improvised name) ( Database Aggregator )

«GBIF—the Global Biodiversity Information Facility—is an international network and data infrastructure funded by the world’s governments and aimed at providing anyone, anywhere, open access to data about all types of life on Earth.»

source: https://www.gbif.org/what-is-gbif

Run by Global Biodiversity Information Facility

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Global Change Master Directory ( Database Aggregator )

«The GCMD database holds more than 30,000 descriptions of Earth science data sets and services covering all aspects of Earth and environmental sciences.»

source: https://data.nasa.gov/Earth-Science/Global-Change-Master-Directory-GCMD-/gt6i-nuv6

Owned by National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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Global Earth Observation System of Systems ( Database Aggregator )

«GEOSS is a set of coordinated, independent Earth observation, information and processing systems that interact and provide access to diverse information for a broad range of users in both public and private sectors.»

source: https://www.earthobservations.org/geoss.php

Owned by Group on Earth Observations

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Global Ecosystem Typology ( Database )

«The new IUCN Global Ecosystem Typology is a comprehensive classification framework for Earth’s ecosystems that integrates their functional and compositional features. This new typology will help identify the ecosystems that are most critical for biodiversity conservation, research, management and human wellbeing into the future.»

source:

Run by International Union for the Conservation of Nature

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Global Forest Watch ( Database )

«Global Forest Watch offers the latest data, technology and tools that empower people everywhere to better protect forests.»

source: https://www.globalforestwatch.org/

Owned by World Resources Institute

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Global Inventory of Floras and Traits ( Database )

«The Global Inventory of Floras and Traits – GIFT database is a global archive of regional plant checklists and floras and plant functional traits. It contains information about the floristic status of 355,028 species across 3,119 geographic regions.»

source: https://gift.uni-goettingen.de/home

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Global Mosaiced National Boundaries ( Database )

«It is important to note that these data are not official representations of country boundaries, some of which are disputed, but simply represent the source of the population count data.»

source: https://www.worldpop.org/geodata/summary?id=29691

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Global Naturalized Alien Flora ( Database )

«is a living database project about naturalized alien plant species and became a synonym for many related projects dealing with all kinds of scientific and policy relevant questions and studies about alien species (also other taxa) and related data.»

source: https://glonaf.org/

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Global Ocean Surface Underway Data Pilot Project ( Database )

«GOSUD aims at assembling in-situ observations of the world ocean surface collected by a variety of ships and at distributing quality controlled datasets. At present time the variables considered by GOSUD are temperature and salinity.»

source: http://www.gosud.org/About-GOSUD/Vision-and-mission

Run by International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange

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Global Temperature and Salinity Profile Programme ( Database )

«The Global Temperature and Salinity Profile Programme (GTSPP) is an international cooperative developed by a group of marine and oceanic science organizations to provide researchers and marine operations managers with accurate, up-to-date temperature and salinity data.»

source: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/products/global-temperature-and-salinity-profile-programme

Run by World Meteorological Organization; Run by International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange

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IOC Ocean Data and Information System ‘Catalogue of Sources’ ( Database )

«The ODIS “Catalogue of Sources” aims to be an online browsable and searchable catalogue of existing ocean related web-based sources/systems of data and information as well as products and services. It will also provide information on products and visualize the landscape (entities and their connections) of ocean data and information sources.»

source: https://catalogue.odis.org/

Run by Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission

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Idealist Volunteer ( Database Aggregator )

«Idealist’s mission is to help build a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives by inviting people everywhere to imagine, connect, and act.»

source: https://www.idealist.org/en/about

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Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund, funded projects ( Database )

«The UK government is committed to tackling the illegal wildlife trade. The Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund provides financial support to practical projects around the world which are: • reducing demand for IWT products • ensuring effective legal frameworks and deterrents • strengthening law enforcement • developing sustainable livelihoods to benefit people directly affected by IWT »

source: https://iwt.challengefund.org.uk/about-us/

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Index Fungorum ( Database )

«The Index Fungorum, the global fungal nomenclator coordinated and supported by the Index Fungorum Partnership, contains names of fungi (including yeasts, lichens, chromistan fungal analogues, protozoan fungal analogues and fossil forms) at all ranks.»

source: http://www.indexfungorum.org/

Run by Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

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Indicative distribution maps for Ecosystem Functional Groups – Level 3 of IUCN Global Ecosystem Typology ( Database )

«The descriptive profiles provide brief summaries of key ecological traits and processes for each functional group of ecosystems to enable any ecosystem type to be assigned to a group.»

source: https://zenodo.org/record/5090419

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International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses Taxonomy ( Database )

«The goal of this undertaking is to categorize the multitude of known viruses into a single classification scheme that reflects their evolutionary relationships, i.e. their individual phylogenies.»

source: https://talk.ictvonline.org/information/w/ictv-information

Run by International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses

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International Quality Controlled Ocean Database. version 0.1 ( Database )

«This data set includes subsurface ocean profiles of temperature, salinity, oxygen, nutrients, ocean tracers, optics, and biology (chlorophyll, plankton) taken from 1772 to 2018 in the global ocean using bottles, CTD, XBT, MBT, profiling floats, moored buoys, ice drifting buoys, gliders, towed profilers, and instrumented pinnipeds.»

source: https://data.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/iso?id=gov.noaa.nodc:0170893

Run by International Quality-controlled Ocean Database; Run by National Centers for Environmental Information

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International Tree-Ring Data Bank ( Database )

«the world’s largest public archive of tree ring data»

source: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/products/paleoclimatology/tree-ring

Run by World Data Service for Paleoclimatology; Run by National Centers for Environmental Information

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Invasive Species Compendium ( Database )

«The Invasive Species Compendium is an open access reference work, designed to support the work of everyone faced with the identification, prevention and management of invasive species around the world.»

source: https://www.cabi.org/publishing-products/invasive-species-compendium/

Owned by CABI

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Joint Research Centre Data Catalogue ( Database Aggregator )

«In this catalogue, you can find an inventory of data produced by the JRC in accordance with the JRC Data Policy. The content is continuously updated and shall not be seen as a complete inventory of JRC data. Currently, the inventory describes only a small subset of JRC data.»

source: https://data.jrc.ec.europa.eu/about

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Landsat Data Access ( Database )

«Since 2008, Landsat Level-1 data, as well as Level-2 and Level-3 science products held in the USGS archive, have been available for download at no charge from a variety of data portals.»

source: https://www.usgs.gov/landsat-missions/landsat-data-access?qt-science_support_page_related_con=0#qt-science_support_page_related_con

Owned by National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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LifeWatch ERIC Metadata Catalogue ( Database Aggregator )

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Living Planet Index ( Database Aggregator )

«The Living Planet Index (LPI) is a measure of the state of the world’s biological diversity based on population trends of vertebrate species from terrestrial, freshwater and marine habitats.»

source: https://www.livingplanetindex.org/home/index

Run by Zoological Society of London; Owned by World Wide Fund for Nature

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LobbyFacts ( Database Aggregator )

«the platform providing the essential data on lobbying in the European institutions. LobbyFacts provides handy tools to search, sort, compare and analyse official EU lobby data – from both present and past»

source: https://lobbyfacts.eu/about-lobbyfacts

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LobbyView ( Database Aggregator )

«LobbyView brings transparency to the American political process.»

source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29OMHHuUzUw

Run by Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Lobbying Disclosures ( Database )

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Run by United States House of Representatives

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Marine Microplastics ( Database Aggregator )

«The NCEI Marine Microplastics product provides access to aggregated global data on microplastics in marine settings.»

source: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/products/microplastics

Run by National Centers for Environmental Information

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NTFP Product Database ( Database )

«This database aims to become a comprehensive source of data on non-timber forest products in the South and Southeast region.»

source: https://ntfp.org/information-resources/

Owned by Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme

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Nature-Based Solutions Database ( Database )

«Five continents, 500+ communities and thousands of ideas. Explore our Solutions Database to learn how outstanding local communities and indigenous peoples around the world are making possible the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals through nature-based actions.»

source: https://www.equatorinitiative.org/knowledge-center/nature-based-solutions-database/

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Ocean Biodiversity Information System. Spatial Ecologial Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations ( Database Aggregator )

«a spatially, temporally interactive online database for marine mammal, sea turtle, seabird and ray & shark data»

source: https://seamap.env.duke.edu/content/about

Is node of Ocean Biodiversity Information System

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Ocean Data Portal ( Database Aggregator )

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Run by International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange

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Ocean+ Habitats ( Database Aggregator )

«Ocean+ Habitats is a living platform providing the world’s decision-makers and communities of practice with the best possible global information, knowledge and tools required to manage and conserve ocean ecosystems.»

source: https://habitats.oceanplus.org/

Run by UN Environment Programme

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OceanExpert ( Database )

«The OceanExpert system, formerly known as Global Directory of Marine (and Freshwater) Professionals, is a database containing information on individuals active on issues related to the marine (and freshwater environment).»

source: https://www.iode.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22&Itemid=63

Run by International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange

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Panorama – Solutions for a Healthy Planet ( Database )

«a partnership initiative to document and promote examples of inspiring, replicable solutions across a range of conservation and sustainable development topics, enabling cross-sectoral learning and inspiration.»

source: https://panorama.solutions/en/about-panorama-solutions-healthy-planet

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Phylum Ctenophora: list of all valid species names ( Database )

«Because the scientific literature on the Ctenophora is widely dispersed and much of it is difficult to locate, I have compiled here a list of all classes, orders, families, genera and species of ctenophores that seem to be in use at the present time. This list is the result of an extensive search of the literature, combined with a little independent thinking.»

source: https://faculty.washington.edu/cemills/Ctenolist.html

Run by University of Washington

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Planetary Computer ( Database Aggregator )

«The Planetary Computer combines a multi-petabyte catalog of global environmental data with intuitive APIs, a flexible scientific environment that allows users to answer global questions about that data, and applications that put those answers in the hands of conservation stakeholders.»

source: https://planetarycomputer.microsoft.com/

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Plants For A Future ( Database )

«Plants For A Future (PFAF) is an online free-to-use information database and associated website for those interested in edible and useful plants. Originally focused on plants suitable for temperate regions, it has now been extended to include many of the more important tropical and sub-tropical edible and useful plants.»

source: https://pfaf.org/user/AboutUs.aspx

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Plantwise Knowledge Bank ( Database )

«An open access gateway to plant health information and services – from diagnostic and management advice to maps of pest locations and customized alerts on pest news.»

source: https://www.cabi.org/products-and-services/cabi-open-access/

Owned by CABI

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Recent and Fossil Bryozoa ( Database )

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Run by International Bryozoology Association

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Restor ( Database )

«Restor is accelerating the global restoration movement by connecting everyone, everywhere to local restoration. Restor connects people to scientific data, supply chains, funding, and each other to increase the impact, scale, and sustainability of restoration efforts.»

source: https://restor.eco/about/mission

Run by ETH Zürich, Crowther Lab

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SCAR Antarctic Biodiversity Portal datasets ( Database Aggregator )

«The SCAR Antarctic Biodiversity Portal (biodiversity.aq) is an international effort that seeks to increase our knowledge and understanding of Antarctic and Southern Ocean biodiversity.»

source: https://www.biodiversity.aq/about/

Is node of Ocean Biodiversity Information System; Run by SCAR Antarctic Biodiversity Portal; Run by Royal Belgian Institute for Natural sciences; Run by Belgian Biodiversity Platform

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SDG Global Database ( Database Aggregator )

«SDG Global Database gives you access to data on more than 210 SDG indicators for countries across the globe»

source: https://unstats.un.org/sdgs/dataportal

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SeaLifeBase ( Database )

«The long-term goal of this project is to create and maintain a FishBase-like information system for all non-fish marine organisms, ca. 400,000 spp.»

source: https://www.sealifebase.ca/home/what_we_do.php

Run by Quantitative Aquatics, Inc.

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Sentinel-2 10m Land Use/Land Cover Timeseries ( Database )

«This layer displays a global map of land use/land cover (LULC) derived from ESA Sentinel-2 imagery at 10m resolution. Each year is generated from Impact Observatory’s deep learning AI land classification model used a massive training dataset of billions of human-labeled image pixels developed by the National Geographic Society.»

source: https://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=d3da5dd386d140cf93fc9ecbf8da5e31

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The Biodiversity Heritage Library ( Database )

«The Biodiversity Heritage Library improves research methodology by collaboratively making biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.»

source: https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/

Run by BHL Consortium

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The IUCN red list of threatened species ( Database )

«… has evolved to become the world’s most comprehensive information source on the global conservation status of animal, fungi and plant species.»

source: https://www.iucnredlist.org/

Run by IBAT Alliance

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The Reptile Database ( Database )

«This database provides a catalogue of all living reptile species and their classification. … The database focuses on taxonomic data, i.e. names and synonyms, distribution and type data and literature references. »

source: http://www.reptile-database.org/db-info/introduction.html

Owned by The Reptile Database

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The State of the World’s Sea Turtles ( Database )

«The database contains thousands of data records that have been generously contributed by SWOT Team members worldwide and sourced from published literature, including sea turtle nesting data, satellite telemetry data, species distributions, Regional Management Unit (also called subpopulations) boundaries, genetic data (mtDNA and nDNA), and more.»

source: https://www.seaturtlestatus.org/online-map-data

Run by Ocean Biodiversity Information System. Spatial Ecologial Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations; Owned by The State of the World’s Sea Turtles program

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The World Factbook ( Database )

«The World Factbook provides basic intelligence on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, environment, communications, transportation, military, terrorism, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.»

source: https://www.cia.gov/the-world-factbook/

Owned by Central Intelligence Agency

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Transparency Register ( Database )

«The Transparency Register is a database listing ‘interest representatives’ (organisations, associations, groups and self-employed individuals) who carry out activities to influence the EU policy and decision-making process.»

source: https://ec.europa.eu/transparencyregister/public/staticPage/displayStaticPage.do;TRPUBLIC-ID-prod=ic8TzfIPUrtKT1UpBGG46SKdp99qhirFm9eB-f8GFUKuv7t6gAGi!-1517892622?locale=en&reference=WHY_TRANSPARENCY_REGISTER

Owned by European Commission; Owned by Council of the European Union; Owned by European Parliament

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Turbellarian Taxonomic Database ( Database )

«A listing of the taxonomy of turbellarians (formerly class Turbellaria of the phylum Platyhelminthes)»

source: http://turbellaria.umaine.edu/

Run by The University of Maine

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UN Biodiversity Lab ( Database Aggregator )

«With over 400 of the world’s best datasets on nature, climate change, and sustainable development, UNBL enables policymakers and other stakeholders to use spatial data to take action for people and planet. … UNBL is a free, open-source environment that does not require any previous GIS experience.»

source: https://unbiodiversitylab.org/about/

Run by UN Biodiversity Lab

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UN Comtrade Database ( Database Aggregator )

«Free access to detailed global trade data. UN Comtrade is a repository of official international trade statistics and relevant analytical tables.»

source: https://comtrade.un.org/

Run by United Nations

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UN Data ( Database Aggregator )

«UNdata is a web-based data service for the global user community. It brings international statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single-entry point.»

source: https://data.un.org/Host.aspx?Content=About

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UNDP Open Planet ( Database )

«The Open Planet Portal is an extension of the Transparency Portal where we share information about 5,000+ UNDP development projects across 170 countries and territories. The portal focuses on the work of UNDP’s Nature, Climate and Energy team.»

source: https://www.undpopenplanet.org/about/

Owned by UN Development Program

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WDS Data Portal ( Database Aggregator )

«The WDS Data Portal is a prototype allowing retrieval of datasets from participating WDS Members. As a first step, it provides access to currently available metadata catalogues using international and community agreed standards.»

source: https://www.worlddatasystem.org/services/data-portal

Owned by World Data System

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Web of Science ( Database )

«The Web of Science™ is the world’s most trusted publisher-independent global citation database.»

source: https://clarivate.com/webofsciencegroup/solutions/web-of-science/

Owned by Clarivate

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World Data Service for Paleoclimatology ( Database Aggregator )

«The Paleoclimatology team operates the World Data Service for Paleoclimatology and an Applied Research Service for Paleoclimatology, and partners with national and international science initiatives around the world to expand the use of paleoclimatology data.»

source: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/products/paleoclimatology

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World Database of Key Biodiversity Areas ( Database )

«Key Biodiversity Areas, which are among the most incredible and diverse places on Earth for nature, from deserts to the middle of the ocean, are sites of global importance to the planet’s overall health and the persistence of biodiversity.»

source: http://www.keybiodiversityareas.org/about-kbas

Run by IBAT Alliance

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World Database on Protected Areas ( Database )

«Protected Planet is the most up to date and complete source of data on protected areas and other effective area-based conservation measures (OECMs) …»

source: https://www.protectedplanet.net/

Run by IBAT Alliance

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World Ocean Database ( Database )

«The World Ocean Database (WOD) is world’s largest collection of uniformly formatted, quality controlled, publicly available ocean profile data.»

source: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/products/world-ocean-database

Run by National Centers for Environmental Information

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World Register of Marine Species ( Database )

«The aim of a World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) is to provide an authoritative and comprehensive list of names of marine organisms, including information on synonymy.»

source: https://marinespecies.org/about.php

Run by Flanders Marine Institute

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Zoological Record ( Database )

«Zoological Record™ is the world’s oldest continuing database of animal biology. It is considered the world’s leading taxonomic reference, and with coverage back to 1864, has long acted as the world’s unofficial register of animal names.»

source: https://clarivate.com/webofsciencegroup/solutions/webofscience-zoological-record/

Owned by Clarivate

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agriRxiv ( Database )

«agriRxiv (pronounced ‘agri-archive’) is a free, open access source of unpublished preprints across the agricultural sciences.»

source: https://agrirxiv.org/about/

Owned by CABI

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openAfrica ( Database Aggregator )

«openAFRICA aims to be the largest independent repository of open data on the African continent.»

source: https://openafrica.net/about

Run by Code for Africa

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About this list

‘Database aggregators’ are databases that aggregate data from other databases, possibly even other database aggregators.

The organization that is mentioned as ‘Run by’ is the one identified as the organization running the database, not necessarily owning it nor necessarily providing the data.

The list is the result of manual collection from internet and other sources.

In case you wonder why the CIA’s World Fact Book is in this list: Nature conservation is about more than biology and biodiversity. It is about more than ‘just’ nature.

Do note, that the list mixes open access, commercial databases and everything in between.

Disclaimer : The data is provided ‘as is’. I compiled it to the best of my abilities. The list is not complete and errors may occur. If you find any errors or know of possible additions, then please do let me know.