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Three-quarters of UK rivers found to be in poor ecological health by citizen scientists

The Independent 24 Jun 2024
Thousands of people measured their local water quality between 7 and 10 June .

Mystery of massive aurora in Arctic skies in December 2022 solved by astronomers

Phys Dot Org 24 Jun 2024
The study of auroras, it has been noted, has been greatly assisted by citizen scientists—they were, for example, instrumental in solving the source of purple lights that appeared over the Canadian sky in 2016. More information ... DOI ... ....

A summer without lightning bugs? What new research says about Pa.'s beloved state insect

GoErie 24 Jun 2024
Angela Wilhelm, Asheville Citizen Times ... To understand what determines firefly abundance, researchers analyzed more than 24,000 surveys conducted by citizen scientists from 2008 to 2016 using the program Firefly Watch.

Report quail, turkey sightings

Evening Times 24 Jun 2024
LITTLE ROCKCitizen scientists across Arkansas can help the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission keep tabs on this year’s eastern wild turkey and northern bobwhite hatch by reporting any birds of these two species they see during their summer travels.

How a ‘citizen map’ is helping Brazil prepare for its next big flood

Grist 23 Jun 2024
These so-called citizen scientists were instructed to take photos of what they saw and send them, along with their geolocation, to a WhatsApp group monitored by Moraes and her team ... Around 600 data points were sent in by 150 citizen scientists.

Inside the secret lives of wombats

Popular Science 23 Jun 2024
Stannard is one of a handful of scientists working to change that, and the efforts are bearing fruit ... To gather more information, Old runs a citizen ... One citizen-scientist caught wombats mating on video.

Clarion Hospital Foundation Awards Annual Scholarships to Local High School Students - exploreClarion

Explore Clarion 22 Jun 2024
... citizen scientist in Project Monarch Health, citizen scientist in the Monarch Watch Tagging Program, member of the Academic Competition Team, and held various leadership roles in student government.

Reorienting Budget 2024-25

The News International 22 Jun 2024
Budget 2024-25 is being presented at a time when things are tough for millions of citizens ... It seems it's less about digitalization and more about the needed data scientists at this stage.

The Couch vs. The Ballot Box: The Struggle for Civic Participation

WhoWhatWhy 21 Jun 2024
In this WhoWhatWhy podcast, we examine the reasons for diminished engagement in American democracy with Yale political scientist Kevin J ... Kevin Elliott is a political scientist and lecturer in ethics, politics, and economics at Yale.

Worried about summer slide? Spark young minds with science

Tallahassee Democrat 21 Jun 2024
Here are a few ideas to keep your youth engaged while fueling their minds.Activate the citizen scientist young minds anywhere. Mobile devices can bring out the scientists at any age.

Citizen scientists gather eDNA in water samples for global biodiversity census

Phys Dot Org 20 Jun 2024
Citizen scientists gather eDNA in water samples for global biodiversity census (2024, June 20) retrieved 20 June 2024 from https.//

'I went down the rabbit hole': How an obsession with mushrooms turned into a movement

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 20 Jun 2024
Australia has up to 250,000 species of fungus — many of which are found nowhere else in the world — but only a fraction of them have been named and described. A growing group of enthusiastic citizen scientists is working to change that ... .

AI can help forecast toxic 'blue-green tides'

Phys Dot Org 20 Jun 2024
Scientists need modern tools to reliably ... Existing research has been independently collected by a variety of organizations across the nation and the world, some of it by citizen scientist groups.

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