Bloomin’ Algae is a Citizen Science app for reporting the presence of harmful algal blooms of blue-green algae. The app helps speed up public health warnings and can help teach you how to recognise the risks to you, children and animals.
eBird is the world’s largest biodiversity-related citizen science project, with more than 100 million bird sightings contributed each year by eBirders around the world. A collaborative enterprise with hundreds of partner organizations, thousands of regional experts, and hundreds of thousands of users, eBird is managed by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Garden BirdWatch is designed to find out how, when and why birds and other animals use our gardens. Participants send in weekly lists of garden birds and other wildlife, which are are analysed by scientists working under the BTO's urban and garden ecology research programmes.
Get involved with biological recording, contribute your species sightings with GPS acquired coordinates, descriptions and other information, thus providing scientists with important new biodiversity information that contributes to nature conservation, planning, research and education.
Assess the status of nitrogen in your area by surveying lichen on trees. By identifying the presence or absence of 9 nitrogen sensitive and 8 non-sensitive lichens on tree trunks and branches you can get an estimate of how polluted your area is.
This app aims to support UK-wide monitoring of this important group of species, and thus help to inform efforts for their conservation. Identify rare plant species of farmland, learn more about these species, and record sightings.
The Zooniverse is a platform for people-powered research, made possible by volunteers who come together to assist professional researchers. This research results in new discoveries, datasets useful to the wider research community, and many publications.