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Category: News and Whatnot
Nature is closer than we think – present all around us in our busy cities. She has added a few activities to ease the journey of discovering urban wildlife.
Top: Giuliana Furci wrote a field guide for Chilean fungi and set up the Fungi Foundation when she realized the unique organisms were largely ignored in Chile. Photo: Mateo Barrenengoa Fungi are fundamental to rich and sustainable ecosystems. But they still lack explicit legal protections. August 9, 2021 by Jonathan Moens In 1999, Giuliana Furci […]
In a recent review of hundreds of studies covering many species, we found that the presence of humans can alter wild animal and bird behavior patterns at much greater distances than most people may think.
EwA at Horn Pond Helping Insects with Citizen Science There is no better way to nurture our ecological self than through fun & inspiring Nature experiences. Come & enjoy participating in the EwA Citizen Science Arthropod Study on a lovely urban mountain. 🦋 Horn Pond Arthropod and Phenology Survey Insect populations over the world are […]
Between April 30th and May 3rd, many cities all over the world will be collaborating worldwide to make the most observations of nature, find the most species, and engage the most people globally… And we’re participating. Join us!
Small or large, microplastics are harmful to the environment. They affect wildlife and sneak into our water systems affecting the food chain through consumption.
A peculiar little bird with an odd-shaped nest has inspired people across Latin America to help with the study of young Ph.D. students from Argentina…
Between April 24th and 27th, many cities all over the world will be competing worldwide to see who can make the most observations of nature, find the most species, and engage the most people… And we’re participating. Join us!
Caitlin is a master’s environmental journalism student at Boston University. She recently reached out to EwA for an interview about its Fells’ Citizen Science program. We invited her to join one of our fieldwork sessions to have a glimpse of what the EwA naturalist community projects are about.