Discover how volunteers and citizen scientists are helping uncover the illusive world of the Iberian Peninsula’s cetaceans - and Gaspar ,one of just 34 white harbour porpoises to have ever been recorded anywhere in the world, and the first off the Iberian Peninsula in this guest post from Itziar Burgués & Tara Callahan
As a participant in citizen science you can learn new things, explore new places and ideas, and have fun! It can even make a valued contribution to science – which is exactly what trained recreational scuba divers, who participated in the global project ‘Reef Life Survey’, did for a new paper published in Nature recently....
This article originally appeared in Marine Scientist in February 2014. Marine Scientist is only available in print format.
Image: Coral reef, Pacific. Photo by Tom Nugent, 2008. WorldFish/Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)