Tag Archives: citizen science

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10 everyday activities you didn’t know were eco-friendly

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 marine plastic pollution a solvable problem?

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?

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Lights Out programs prevent over 200,000 bird-window collisions annually

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.

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The monarch butterfly’s highway to recovery

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?

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Why is Indonesia on fire, and what can you do to help?

Some have called it the greatest environmental crisis of the century. But you can take action to address the crisis in three easy steps.

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Google Street View offers new insights for conservation

Google Street View is nothing new, but scientists are embracing the technology to inform their research like never before.

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Why did the tapir cross the road? Because it had reflective stickers

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.