Tracking and Understanding Invasive Species in Australia

             Atlas of Living Australia and Bowerbird help us understand species distributions of all living organisms in Australia. This  post demonstrates how these citizen science programs help us track and understand invasive species distributions in Australia. The South African Carder bee, Afranthidium Immanthidium repetitum (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) was first recorded in …

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What are your thoughts on a ACSA?

Citizen science is a rapidly growing, collaborative method of engagement which allows non-professionals (as volunteers) the opportunity to participate and contribute to scientific research. These working partnerships can include volunteers from the general community, educators, students and businesses and the outcomes of  citizen science projects results in many mutual scientific, education and engagement benefits. Scientific …

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