Community of practice

Who does most of the translations of GBIF materials, including the website and training materials?

  • Volunteer translators from GBIF’s community of practice

How can I get support with a biodiversity data mobilization project?

All of these choices are possible:

  • Write to

  • Request a volunteer mentor to provide remote support

  • Undertake the online data mobilization course

What is a biodiversity open data ambassador?

  • Biodiversity professionals who promote the principles and best practices of open data sharing and use

GBIF’s materials are not available in my language. What should I do?

All of these options are possible:

  • Write to to request the translation

  • Sign up to be a volunteer translator and contribute to the translation myself

  • Share information on how to be a volunteer translator with others to help in the translation effort