UK and Ireland latest observations

Help confirm global observations

 
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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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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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The year 2015 looks like it will go down as the warmest on record and there are predictions that 2016 will be even warmer due to the effects of El Niño and climate change. It’s already the beginning of February, have you noticed any effects on our wildlife?
The iSpot Team has been busy developing our plans for 2016, while at the same time reviewing and reflecting on iSpot activity last year. What were your favourite observations of 2015?

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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.

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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.