The GMBA/GBIF Mountain Biodiversity Portal is now online!

You can now explore and download GBIFs biodiversity data ( for the mountains of the world, and search mountain areas from region to globe, or select by mountain life zones (such as the treeless alpine zone) on an interactive map.

You are welcome to visit the Mountain Biodiversity Portal at See the demo video on how to use it:


The Mountain Biodiversity Portal is a contribution to the Mountain Programme of the Convention on Biological Diversity disussed today in Nairobi ( and is GMBA/DIVERSITAS contribution the the International Year of Biodiversity 2010.