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It takes a team to create a report

…here the numbers are just too great, citizen science lends a hand (https://www.gigl.org.uk/the-zooniverse-of-london-birds/). I’ve digitised 20,000 moth records myself (https://www.gigl.org.uk/masses-of-moths/) and have now inputted a much larger number than the 1.5 million records mentioned in the linked article. Thankfully a lot of these have been spreadsheet-based but we happily receive records in any format, always ensuring that data standards…

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LISI Update

…we intend to operate LISI in the future. Contact forms can be found here: Report INNS here http://www.gigl.org.uk/online/invasives.aspx Report progress on INNS treatment/management http://www.londonisi.org.uk/surveying-reporting/reporting-progress/ INNS research opportunities http://www.londonisi.org.uk/research/research-opportunities/…

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Where are our wastelands?

…odiversity Partnership and London Wildlife Trust websites. www.lbp.org.uk, www.wildlondon.org.uk All of a buzz across London With the value of wasteland sites for red data book and nationally scarce invertebrates in mind, Buglife have extended their recent ‘All of a Buzz in the Thames Gateway’ project, identifying and surveying wasteland sites in the area, across the rest of the London boroughs. They are in the process of identifying sites for fie…

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News – Issue 3

…bsite using the technology of the National Biodiversity Network’s Gateway (www.searchnbn.net/). Our project has further developed WIMBY to display records over Google Maps, provide links to further species information on ARKive (www.arkive.org/), and link back to the interactive mapping on the Gateway. The data that are returned come from both the GiGL partnership and national schemes and societies. WIMBY interrogates a live database over the inte…

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LERCs: it’s not always about data

…u could help us input). There are also links to enjoyable webcams. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtlCjc1D4Qo Dyfi Osprey Project Webcam https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0wBteCCyYQ WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre Feeding Station Webcam Other LERCs, such as Norfolk Biodiversity Information Service (NBIS), participate in European projects which promote the exchange of knowledge, skills, tools and approaches between partners. For example, the BID-REX pr…

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Knowles Knows: What is a Data Use Licence?

…ny other members who have access to the GiGL data are also aware of the licence terms. See also: https://www.gigl.org.uk/giglpolicy/data-use-licences/ https://www.gigl.org.uk/licence-to-use-data/ https://www.gigl.org.uk/giglpolicy/access-data-policy/…

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Privacy Policy

…tricted pages: we will record your name, email address, telephone number, postal address, organisation, area of interest and other such personal information as provided we will only use your details for the purpose for which you provided it or directly related purposes as stated on the pages or forms where you submit it your details will not be added to a mailing list without your consent we will not use your details for any other purpose unless o…

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Blooming London

…intenance could halt the move to hard surfacing and protect our gardens as a haven for wildlife and people for the future. To read our published research summary see www.gigl.org.uk and for information about press release and wildlife gardening see www.wildlondon.org.uk….

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Access to Data Policy

…holders undertaking work that is consistent with GiGL’s vision for London. www.discover-london.gigl.org.uk access The public-facing functionality of www.discover-london.gigl.org.uk delivers information on the capital’s accessible wildlife sites and open spaces, and the information supplied is intended for use by the general public only. Use of this resource by potential clients or partners to inform their work is not permitted by the terms and con…

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