IBAT

The Integrated Biodiversity Assessment Tool (IBAT) is an innovative suite of tools developed to assist in the delivery of a range of biodiversity related data layers to support various business, governmental intergovernmental and non-governmental processes. The IBAT project is the result of a ground-breaking partnership between BirdLife International, Conservation International, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), who have come together to form the IBAT alliance.

IBAT for Research and Conservation Planning
IBAT for Research and Conservation Planning is freely available for non-commercial use by Governments, researchers and conservation practitioners, to support decision-making in conservation and development.

This tool is designed to facilitate access to a range of global and national data layers, such as protected area boundaries, biological information about habitat and species diversity indices, and key areas for biodiversity, which can be useful for research and conservation planning purposes. more...
     
IBAT for Business
IBAT for Business is available via subscription to corporates and consultancies, to inform business decision-making.

This tool is designed to facilitate access to accurate and up-to-date biodiversity information to support critical business decisions. The tool includes layers on protected area boundaries, biological information about habitat and species diversity indices, and key areas for biodiversity  more...