A social network called iNaturalist allows users to connect and share data about biodiversity to further their understanding of the natural world. The main objective is to encourage a connection between humans and the natural world, and the second objective is to use these in-person interactions to gather biodiversity data that will be of scientific use.
With ideas that are visually comparable and are verified by devoted volunteers, iNaturalist assists you in identifying both plants and animals. Join a community of more than a million scientists and naturalists who can connect you with resources to further your understanding of nature. You may help scientists who are trying to understand and preserve nature by writing down and sharing the observations you discover.
- Talk about what you’ve seen and assist others in identifying it.
- Learn about new species both locally and globally.
- Keep a journal of your personal observations and provide it to the group.
- Follow initiatives run by smaller groups of people and other citizen scientists who are interested in a certain location or species.
- Get recommendations and community identifications for what you’ve seen.
Check out http://www.inaturalist.org for more information.