Monday, May 26, 2014

World Oceans Day - Citizen Science anybody?

June 8 is World Oceans Day.

So far, we've never really bothered.
At BAD, every day is Oceans Day, and we were never particularly motivated to stage something extra-special on top of our usual advocacy and research.

Until now.
Christine has teamed up with several other citizen science project leaders to create the above eOceans event where citizen scientists will hopefully go out and collect a multitude of data for science, management and conservation. We here will run two days of the Great Fiji Shark Count, and input the observations directly into eShark.

And you?
Anybody can do it, it's loads of fun and even imputing those data could not be simpler - and, it would really be a meaningful contribution to improving our understanding of the marine environment.


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