Guidelines for scholarly publishing of biodiversity data from Pensoft and EU BON

  • 01/03/2017
  • oo_120922

    While development and implementation of data publishing and sharing practices and tools have long been among the core activities of the academic publisher Pensoft, it is well-understood that as part of scholarly publishing, open data practices are also currently in transition, and hence, require a lot of collaborative and consistent efforts to establish. Based on […]

    Novel genetic tools for bioassessment of European aquatic ecosystems, COST grant proposal

  • 05/12/2016
  • figure 1

    Often referred to as “the blue planet”, the majority of the Earth consists of aquatic ecosystems. Human land-use change, over-exploitation and pollution have severely impacted aquatic ecosystems over the past decades. In order to protect and maintain central ecosystem services obtained from aquatic ecosystems, such as clean water and food, conservation actions have been proposed […]

    Scattered marine cave biodiversity data to find home in new database WoRCS, Project Report

  • 13/09/2016
  • oo_95949

    Considered “biodiversity reservoirs,” underwater caves are yet to be explored with only a few thoroughly researched areas in the world. Furthermore, species diversity and distributional data is currently scattered enough to seriously hinder conservation status assessments, which is of urgent need due to planned and uncontrolled coastal urbanization. Thereby, a large international team of scientists, […]