IUBS Scientific Programmes

One of IUBS’ main activities is to initiate, facilitate and coordinate research and other scientific activities necessitating international, interdisciplinary cooperation. IUBS conducts international collaborative scientific programmes in close cooperation with its ordinary and scientific members.

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Governance of Global Taxonomic Lists


Open Biodiversity and Health Big Data Initiative


Former IUBS Activities

Biological Consequences of Global Change (BCGC)

New Intiatives

In order to facilitate the implementation of future Scientific Programmes, IUBS supports projects, which prepare transnational research, with the aid of its Ordinary and Scientific Members.

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Science for Biodiversity Forum

Gender Gap in Science

Zoonotic Diseases

Former IUBS Initiatives

Education and Outreach

IUBS has always considered science education, outreach and public engagement as important activities. Science education not only attracts, engages and nurtures the future generation for science but also helps in building scientific temperament in the society. 

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TROP ICSU: Climate Change Education

Bio Education

Events Sponsored by IUBS

To ensure that it remains active and relevant to all member countries, and to attract potential new members, IUBS aims to be more inclusive; its scientific programs include representatives from as many member and non-member countries as possible.


Young Scientists