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  • Article: Monitoring Solitary Bees Using Open Technology
    “Bees in the Backyard” is a citizen science technology project to investigate the nesting behavior of Mason bees, by Mike Teachman, amateur bee enthusiast and Paul Perrault senior field applications engineer.
  • Citizen Science Resource: SciStarter- Science we can do together
    This site has citizen science projects from around the world with a diversity of topics. As we face global challenges, we may want to find local ways to make a difference in protecting endangered species, safeguarding water sources, preventing disease, or accelerating medical research. Science needs more eyes, ears and perspectives than any scientist possesses. Enter citizen science: a collaboration between scientists and those of us who are just curious or concerned and motivated to make a difference.
  • Video: Bat sounds reveal bat secrets
    The Carolinas Regional Acoustic Bat Survey aims to identify bats, where they are going, and how they are doing in urban and rural environments by recording their calls. https://www.pbs.org/video/bat-sounds-reveal-bat-secrets-mqvq9v/
  • Video: Bioacoustic Monitoring: A Community Approach to Protecting the Rainforest
    Join National Geographic Explorer Topher White as he uses recycled cellphones to combat deforestation around the world with his company, Rainforest Connection.
  • Video: Citizen science - in researching biodiversity
    Citizen science is a relatively new way of knowledge co-creation, where professional scientists and enthusiastic citizens collaboratively search for answers. While it certainly presents challenges, it also provides a great opportunity for both parties to engage science and nature together, and ultimately, can result in transformative societal changes. This video showcases the different levels of participation available, and the advantages of, citizen science by illustrating it with a compelling and intimate visual journey through the seas to the backyard. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4xdKenrlJ4
  • Video: Native bee discoveries abound in Taos
    Bee Scientist Olivia Messinger Carril is creating the first major survey of native bees in Northern New Mexico. Based in Santa Fe, Carril frequents the high-desert environments in Taos to collect and identify native bees.
  • Video: What happens to bees during a solar eclipse?
    What happens to bees during a solar eclipse? Citizen scientists found out. See what they observed in this Australian Academy of Science video.
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