A local resident’s been named Chair of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility.
The international, intergovernmental organisation pools resources to form a large research infrastructure across the world.
Four billion data records are downloaded from it daily.
Kilkenny-based Liam Lysaght of the Irish Biodiversity Centre in Waterford will now head up the GBIF.
Hear his conversation with our Sue Nunn on last evening’s The Way It Is here: