Leveraging the power of place in citizen science for effective conservation decision making

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Newman, G.; Chandler, M.; Clyde, M.; McGreavy, B.; Haklay, M.; Ballard, H.; Gray, S.; Scarpino, R.; Hauptfeld, R.; Mellor, D.; Gallo, J.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Biological Conservation,volume 208,pages55-64 (issn: 0006-3207)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2016.07.019
  • Subject: Ecology | Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences | Environmental Sciences | Science & Technology, Life Sciences & Biomedicine, Biodiversity Conservation, Ecology, Environmental Sciences, Biodiversity & Conservation, Environmental Sciences & Ecology, Citizen science, Power of place, Place-based citizen science, Integrated citizen science, Social-ecological systems, Conservation decision making, Open science, GIS, Open data, PUBLIC-PARTICIPATION, STAKEHOLDER PARTICIPATION, SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCE, CHALLENGES, SCALE, ENVIRONMENT, INFORMATION, SENSE | Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics | Biological Sciences | Nature and Landscape Conservation

Many citizen science projects are place-based - built on in-person participation and motivated by local conservation. When done thoughtfully, this approach to citizen science can transform humans and their environment. Despite such possibilities, many projects struggle ... View more
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