- About the Canadian Biodiversity Information Facility
- Federal Biodiversity Information Partnership (FBIP)
Navigating CBIF's web site
The navigation bar at the top of each page contains the following links. Text versions of these buttons are located at the bottom of every page. The black buttons are standard for all Government of Canada web sites.
- Franšais takes you to the French-language equivalent of any page you are on.
- Contact us tells you about additional ways to obtain information about CBIF and enables you to make comments and ask questions.
- Help brings you to the page you are reading right now!
- Search connects you with CanExplore, a search engine that allows you to search one or more federal information resources in the area of science and technology for sustainability.
- Canada site takes you to the Government of Canada Main Menu -the gateway to all federal government Internet resources.
The green buttons allow quick access to basic information about CBIF and its work.
- Coming events are announcements of conferences, workshops, seminars, etc., surrounding Canada's biodiversity strategy.
- About CBIF provides you with background information about the formation and purpose of CBIF.
- Links are to other organizations - in Canada and throughout the world -that are involved in biodiversity projects and policies.
- Reports and publications lists and describes reports of conferences, CBIF work plans, and other documents related to operations.
- Home will always return you to the main index page.
The graphic navigation links along the left side of every page represent the main functions of CBIF:
- Species Access allows you to search the databases of a number of participating organizations for scientific records of many species of animals and plants.
- ITIS is the name of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's taxonomic database. It provides the scientific nomenclature for most Canadian species as well as links that allow you to search the Internet for more information about those species.
- The SpeciesBank contains a variety of digital information about individual species. Eventually it will contain information or links to information on every organism in Canada.
- FBIP is the Federal Biodiversity Information Partnership. This area of the web site serves people and organizations involved in developing Canada's biodiversity strategy.
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