The variety among living organisms

Biodiversity is the variety among living organisms from marine, terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Because of its significance for ecosystem functions and its intrinsic value, biodiversity needs to be protected.

Get up-to-date data and cover all aspects of biodiversity

  • Data of protected areas directly from the responsible national government agencies
  • Global databases from renowned international organizations, NGOs or research institutes

GRAS integrates global databases to complement information about protected areas with information about primary forests, biodiverse areas or other areas relevant for biodiversity conservations.

High quality standards

GRAS’ data sources are updated and extended dynamically in order to supply the user with the best available data sources. All biodiversity databases used in GRAS are selected according to high quality standards regarding content, data source, data quality, data format and availability of data.