Krishtalka Elected Vice Chair of GBIF

Monday, November 7, 2016

Leonard Krishtalka, the Biodiversity Institute director, has been elected as a Vice Chair of the Governing Board of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) at its annual meeting in Brazil in October. GBIF is an intergovernmental body headquartered in Copenhagen that provides free and open access to the data on the animals and plants of the planet for science and society. Krishtalka was also re-elected to the Board of Trustees of the JRS Biodiversity Foundation, which funds research on African biodiversity and its conservation, particularly pollinators and freshwater animals and plants.

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