Tag: data collection

April 5, 2018

Does citizen science work as well as federal bird monitoring?

Two weeks ago, eBird logged its 500 millionth observation. Launched by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in 2002, the online checklist is a handy resource for birders, but how does...

March 8, 2018

Endangered Mexican sea turtles at risk of bycatch

On a Baja California Peninsula beach, sometimes over 1,000 sea turtles a year unexpectedly wash up dead because local fishermen incidentally entangle them offshore. Analyzing these animals’ bones, researchers discovered...