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. This free course 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.