As we approach June and World Environment Day (5th) and World Oceans Day (8th) it is a great opportunity to encourage people to explore their surroundings and learn about species.
We have advertised two events for World Oceans Day and this is an update
We have reached over 6,400 people and so far 64 responses
1-8 June- World Ocean Day Marine Life Surveys
How you can be involved and share knowledge
- Join the online training on 31 May
- Plan an outdoor or ocean trip between 1 and 8 June and take photos and record your observations
- Encourage your family, friends or networks to join the fun
- Consider your sustainability and reduce or offset impacts
iNaturalist if the largest Citizen science project in the World with almost 100 million observations of almost 380,000 species by 2,167,000 observers
In Australian there are over 3,585,000 observations of 44,800 species by 47,338 observers
In the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area there are 31,202 observations of 3920 species by 1564 observers
Are you surprised that less than 1% of Australia’s observations are from the GBR region?
Did you know that the number one observed species is a Green Sea Turtle