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Citizen science

We are specialists in connecting people from all walks of life with scientists. Using citizen science, anyone can gather robust data to generate environmental insights and inform future policy.

We believe that by working together, we can solve the challenges our natural world faces.

Harnessing the power of citizen science gives scientists the opportunity to gather more data than they ever could alone and gain a greater understanding of how we're impacting our planet, and allows for better decisions on the management of our natural resources.

Citizen scientists become stewards of their local environments, collecting robust data and connecting as part of a global movement.

Pen-Yuan Hsing's story

Our scientists have been inspired by the commitment of citizen scientists. PhD student Pen-Yuan Hsing is looking towards opportunities to work with the public in his research.

Why citizen science matters

Seven reasons why citizen science key to our work in helping save the planet.

Our water research

In just five years, our FreshWater Watch citizen scientists collected as many samples as it would have taken one scientist to gather in 11 years.

Images: John Hunt, Image: Anne Marte Johnsen/Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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