This article or chapter is incomplete and its contents need further attention. Some information may be missing or may be wrong, spelling and grammar may have to be improved, use your judgment! Work on this piece started on January It includes some rough literature review on chosen topics, in particular with respect to topics like "how do participants learn", "in what respect are citizens creative", "what is their motivation", "how do communities work". In other words, this article is just a "note taking" piece and it should be revised some day The variety of citizen science programs is important with respect to many criteria, e.
How citizen science is helping solve conservation problems
This was a particularly difficult part of the conference program for me. Several people approached it from the viewpoint that citizen science was not real science. Why is this the case?
Once production of your article has started, you can track the status of your article via Track Your Accepted Article. Help expand a public dataset of research that support the SDGs. Successful conservation projects rely on evidence collected in research: you need to understand where your target species lives, how and when it reproduces, what it eats and where it migrates before you can work out a way to protect it. This places pressure on research teams, and means that if they have to carry out studies with no outside support, there is a limit to the number of species they can protect, and the locations and timespan they can cover.