I have always admired the GiGL teams’ approach to technology. They understand, better than any group of people I know, how technology can be used to achieve great results, to tell stories that inspire change, and not just to impress and scare lesser mortals. Many of GiGL’s service users may not be aware of the detail and intelligence that goes into every product and service they create.Read More
The London Invasive Species Initiative (LISI) is a newly formed group under the London Biodiversity Partnership, which aims to co-ordinate action to prevent, control and eradicate invasive non-native species in London.
LISI was formed in response to national policy initiatives seeking a co-ordinated national approach …Read More
Helen Babbs, London Wildlife Trust’s Communications Officer, introduces some of the ways the Trust links to the GiGL website. Mandy Rudd, GiGL Director, flags another way for partners to make use of GiGL’s website. London Wildlife Trust’s website excites visitors about London’s wildlife and encourages them to get involved, whether by getting stuck into some…Read More
GiGL online www.GiGL.org.uk is now live and already in use by GiGL’s partners and customers. One of the many outputs of last year’s successful Defra/National Biodiversity Network funded project, the website provides a portal for London biodiversity and open space information. Visitors to the website can view existing data at a generalised resolution through the…Read More
GiGL’s data expansion GiGL’s species database has increased by an incredible 184,000 records since the first edition of the GiGLer in July last year. The sources of these data include London boroughs, London Natural History Society recorders, consultants, the Zoological Society of London, and the Greater London Authority. By collaborating with the Natural History Museum…Read More