Global latest observations

Help confirm global observations

 
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What is an ecosystem? What is co-evolution? How do species interact with their habitat? How do we preserve ecosystems? These are some of the questions posed and answered in The Open University's MOOC (Massive Open Online Course): Introduction to Ecosystems. The next presentation of this free course starts on Monday, 27 June, 2016 and runs for six weeks. If you are interested, read on to find out more.

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iSpot Projects allow you to set up a page that filters out observations for a particular place, time, or species group etc. iSpotters have been making good use of the Projects function with over 2,000 so far - read on to find out how.

 
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A fast track view of iSpot observations over time! We have created a time lapse video showing a random selection of 10% of iSpotnature.org global observations.

A new paper describing iSpot's crowd-sourcing approach to species identification has been published in the open-access journal ZooKeys.

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Have you tried out the iSpot identification quizzes? Test your skills and practice identifying the different wildlife groups, selected from the wide range of observations on iSpot.