Category Citizen Science
After stealing eggs from nesting sea turtles, poachers often slip undetected into the shadows. Can technology help researchers uncover them and their massive black market to save species?
For the eco-conscious citizen who already recycles, conserves water, and turns out the lights but wants to do more to help the planet.
Is it possible to clean up the enormous oceanic garbage patches? Or does solving plastic pollution rely on prioritizing types of trash and specific regions of the ocean for a targeted campaign?
Collisions with windows kill millions of migratory birds each year. As more and more cities find, preventing such bird deaths is as easy as the flip of a switch.
Monarch butterfly populations have plummeted due to habitat loss, illegal logging, parasites and climate change. With the future of their spectacular migration in jeopardy, is there any hope for a monarch recovery?
Some have called it the greatest environmental crisis of the century. But you can take action to address the crisis in three easy steps.
Google Street View is nothing new, but scientists are embracing the technology to inform their research like never before.
Over one million animals are killed on roads every day. But for the tapir of South America, a flashy new accessory may keep them safe from oncoming traffic.
Conservationists and researchers are relying on crowdsourcing and citizen science to detect odd behavior indicative of lead poisoning in the recovering population of wild California condors.