Spiders are crawling farther and farther up to northern territories in an attempt to escape the effects of climate change on their current habitats, according to a new distribution map. Citizen scientists play a huge role in the findings.
A couple of ecologists turned to citizen science in hopes of learning more about ticks and tick-borne diseases. Amazingly, the public showed up and provided valuable data from thousands of ticks.
A citizen-science project is transcribing whaling ships' logs from the mid-1800s in order to add to the environmental history of the Arctic. Want to help, while looking at pages scanned from logbooks held till now in New England libraries and institutions?
The annual bird count in North America, Latin America, and several island nations takes place in December and January. Want to be involved locally in tallying birds for the 116th year and providing data for researchers, biologists and others? It began as a proposal made by an ornithologist on Christmas Day in 1900.
More than 500 dog owners have contributed to a study on dog cognition and problem-solving skills that suggests dogs can be conditioned toward psychological dependence.
A new online program called Fossil Finds allows people to become archaeologists in their own homes. Satellite images captured by drones and kites are uploaded for people to examine for fossils.