ABOL BioBlitz 2021
After two successful runs in 2019 and 2020 ABOL BioBlitzes are already well known in the community . This year we will again take part in the Days of Biodiversity and call collectors to take part in the ABOL BioBlitz campaign. The aim is to sample collected and determined animals (especially insects) for genetic analysis. Thereby, added value can be created … Read more

Workshops "BOLD & Data analysis"

The new ABOL workshop offer "BOLD & data analysis" has started successfully. In February, the first two workshops familiarized already a total of 28 participants with the international Barcode of Life Database (BOLD) and enabled them to get insights into the analysis tools of this platform. During the workshops the participants had the opportunity to work actively with the platform … Read more

These workshops are also intended for interested participants in the ABOL BioBlitzes!

City Nature Challenge 2021

This year the popular Citizen Science Campaign City Nature Challenge will again take place - from April 30th to May 3rd, 2021. Cities and urban regions can register for the international biodiversity event and compete against each other in order to observe and document as many species of animals, plants or fungi as possible. Last year, more than 800,000 wild species … Read more
City Nature Challenge 2021

Special Issue "DNA Barcodes for Evolution and Biodiversity"

Contributions to the special issue "DNA Barcodes for Evolution and Biodiversity" can now be submitted to MDPI diversity (Editor: Stephan Koblmüller). The call runs until February 15th, 2022.
This Special Issue shall provide a platform to highlight new research and significant advances in DNA barcoding (incl. metabarcoding, eDNA, etc.) and its relevance for biodiversity and evolutionary biology research. In addition to empirical studies, submissions that focus on new methods, technologies and analyses that aid in the generation and application of DNA barcoding data are also highly welcome.