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IBOY E-conference

The IBOY e-conference is designed to gather information on the IBOY, so that its legacy can strengthen future programs in biodiversity science and communication. The findings of the e-conference will be presented to organizations concerned with biodiversity research and conservation, including DIVERSITAS, the International Council for Science (ICSU), the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, and the World Conservation Union (IUCN). (E-conference is open to invited participants only.)

IBOY Feature article in bioscience

A feature article on IBOY, written by Fred Powledge, and featuring many IBOY projects will be published in the December 2002 issue of BioScience.


View IBOY's presentation at the 27th General Assembly of ICSU, given on September 26, 2002.

Colour of Ocean Data: a symposium on oceanographic data and information management with special attention to biological data

The Palais des Congrès, Brussels, Belgium
November 25-27, 2002

Large-screen film, Ocean Oasis, impacts conservation policies and education in Baja California, Mexico

Ocean Oasis, a giant-screen film now showing at theaters around the world, is making a significant impact in the areas of conservation and environmental
education in Baja California, Mexico.

Originally developed to educate viewers about the fragile ecosystems and enormous biological diversity of the Baja California peninsula and Sea of Cortés, its stunning visual portrayal of this spectacular region inspired two Mexican presidents and their cabinets to implement new conservation policies protecting this environmentally sensitive area.... Read More






Last updated December 4, 2002

IBOY took place during 2001 and 2002 and is now completed. Information on the projects, activities and products that took place during IBOY are available on these pages. Many of the projects are still continuing their research and education activities and links to their homepages can be found on the project pages.

For more information on on-going activities of IBOY's parent organization, DIVERSITAS, see

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