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The Biological Resource Centre for the Environment, BRC4Env ( is a distributed infrastructure for research leaded by the French National Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment (INRAE). It aims to provide a strategic delivery for excellent and large-scale environmental and agricultural science in Europe. BRC4Env supports both fundamental and applied research based on agro-environmental bioresources. These biological and/or genomic resources are sampled from soils, sediments, waters, agricultural and forest ecosystems... and preserved in organized collections. They can include microbial (communities), animal and plant resources. BRC4Env makes these resources available for researchers from academia, but also industry, technology and additional sectors.