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Policies and People | Water is key to climate action. Prioritise it

Hindustan Times 02 Dec 2022
On November 23, Western Sydney University, with the ministry and the Australian Water Partnership, launched an app for farmers and ordinary citizens, “My Well” ... These citizen scientists (Bhujal Janakaar) — “BJs’’ — are part of the Managing Aquifer Recharge and Sustaining Groundwater Use through Village-level Intervention (MARVI) project.
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NATO Narratives and Corporate Media Are Leading to ‘Doorstep of Doom’

Scheerpost 02 Dec 2022
If the US were a functioning democracy, US citizens would be asked whether they want billions of dollars to be given to Ukraine for war, or whether they would prefer promoting mediation with a view to a ceasefire and sustainable peace ... The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists () warned, ...
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Lake Hastings aquatic restoration public meeting to be Dec. 8

Hastings Tribune 01 Dec 2022
Third St ... The open house meeting will include interactive stations, educational games and educational prizes. Food and a raffle will be included as well ... a citizen engagement group selected to represent the community as well as a citizen scientist group that would periodically perform simple water quality monitoring activities ... .
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Public meeting for Lake Hastings aquatic restoration to be Dec. 8

Hastings Tribune 01 Dec 2022
Third St ... The open house meeting will include interactive stations, educational games and educational prizes. Food and a raffle will be included as well ... a citizen engagement group selected to represent the community as well as a citizen scientist group that would periodically perform simple water quality monitoring activities ... .
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Elk move in for winter, Jumbo closed

Victoria Advocate 01 Dec 2022
The elk moved onto Mount Jumbo a few weeks ago, but Friday marks the official closure date to protect Missoula’s urban winter range residents ... This includes the Barmeyer and Sousa trails ... Citizen scientists observe and record elk activity, including the times of day they appear, what slopes they use and numbers of bulls or juveniles present ... ....
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Scotellaro: Art soothes fear

Rutland Herald 01 Dec 2022
This is a time of global trauma ... — "Dharma Talk ... Funny art sculptures bring with them all that every human culture thought important (plus advantages for more Vermont tourists, citizens and economic windfalls) to combine in ways present-day scientists would tell us we need more than ever, as modern fear, aggression and destructiveness threaten ... ....
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Laid off from Twitter, Meta? US government now wants to hire you

Live Mint 01 Dec 2022
There isn't, though, the idea that the equivalent of the most prestigious thing you can do as a top computer scientist or top designer is come work at SSA to deliver a great citizen-facing service.”Too much of the tech industry is focused on solving problems that simply aren’t ...
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Northwest scientists study source of pervasive plastic pollution

Herald and News 01 Dec 2022
Whether testing guts or muscle tissue in the lab from a fish, a crustacean, a mammal or a person, scientists have found plastic inside essentially all living things ... As researchers and citizen scientists point out, this isn’t just a problem created by plastic straws and beverage bottles.
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Steamboat Museum to host exhibit exploring arborglyphs created by sheepherders

Sky-Hi News 01 Dec 2022
An exhibit set to open at the Tread of Pioneers Museum in Steamboat Springs on Friday, Dec ... Friday, Dec ... Forest Service connected Krogel with citizen scientist and amateur photographer Mark Chapman, who had photographed hundreds of arborglyph carvings in Routt County forests during a period of 20 years beginning in 1974 ... Mark Chapman/Courtesy photo ... .
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Slow is Beautiful: The Need to Decelerate

Resilience 01 Dec 2022
Share. Tweet. Print. Brian Czech once likened modern economic growth to a runaway train ... Unfortunately, much writing on environmental protection neglects this imperative and fixates instead on what we must accelerate ... A group of “scholars, scientists, campaigners, and citizens” came together in 2015 to publish the Ecomodernist Manifesto ... Share. Tweet ... .
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CDC's Rochelle Walensky gets well deserved ratio

Hot Air 30 Nov 2022
No longer ... All awful ... It was, instead, performed by US scientists on black Americans who were misled into believing they were being treated for a mysterious disease involving bad blood ... They did not ... But obviously she agrees in principle, at some level, to using the judgment of scientists as higher morally than the informed consent of citizens ... .
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Tech layoffs create rare chance for federal recruiters to snag talent

Union Leader 30 Nov 2022
... a public service-oriented corps to build most important citizen-facing sites ... There isn't, though, the idea that the equivalent of the most prestigious thing you can do as a top computer scientist or top designer is come work at SSA to deliver a great citizen-facing service.".
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Coronavirus Today: Feeling the loss of Latino grandparents

The Los Angeles Times 30 Nov 2022
You may recall that illnesses and deaths among people who participated in group singing helped scientists realize the coronavirus could spread through the air ... They were also instrumental in collecting valuable data about the disease, acting as citizen scientists.
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Citizen scientists are using JWST to study mysterious brown dwarfs

Astronomy 29 Nov 2022
Citizen scientists are joining astronomers to use NASA's flagship telescope to learn more about these "failed stars." ... citizen scientists ... “They’re really hard to find,” says Dan Caselden, a citizen scientist and a co-investigator on an upcoming JWST observing campaign looking for brown dwarfs.
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IFLScience Meets: Anil Seth, Renowned Neuroscientist And Consciousness Researcher

IFL Science 29 Nov 2022
 Every person taking part really does make a difference.What do you hope citizen scientists involved in The Perception Census will take away from it?  ... too.What advice would you give to other scientists who are considering looking to citizen scientists in their work?.

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