Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

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Birds of the World

There are over 10,000 living species of birds on the planet. They can be found in ecosystems across ...

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Butterflies & Moths of the World

Butterflies and Moths are insects of the order Lepidoptera. Their brilliant colors have inspired ...

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WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity

Millions of city-dwellers walk their local streets every day, but many overlook the multitude of ...

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Flowers of North America

We want you to help us build a photo collection of flowers from around the world. Show us what ...

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Mission WILD

The WILD Foundation works to protect & interconnect at least half of the planet’s land & water to ...

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Moths of the World

Moths? Yes: a world of sphinxes, hawks, owls, tigers, and scary eyes, all waiting for you outside ...

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Mushroom Mapping

Mushroom ecology is a pivotal orientation point for exploring urban systems. Help us gather ...

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International Spider Survey

Spiders are air-breathing arthropods that have eight legs. The International Society of Arachnology ...

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The Color Red

The color red is a bold color that represents passion. We would like to create a collection of ...

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Biodiversidad en España/Spain

Habitat: Indicar el sitio donde se encontró (campo, montaña, lago, mar, río...) Habitat: Enter the ...

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Global Flight

To create a magnificent collection of images of your favourite fliers. Not just birds, but bats, ...

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Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

Dragonflies and damselflies are agile insects of the order Odonata. With a worldwide distribution ...

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Captive Animals

While we are all so focused on animals in nature, we ignore the fact theres wildlife in our own ...

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Nature in Yellow

It would be so interesting to see all the yellow flowers, fruits, insects, animals of the world.

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Flowers of Europe

We want you to help us build a photo collection of flowers from around the world. Show us what ...

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Spider commented on by AlbertKang Pahang, Malaysia 8 minutes ago

Thanks, @ChunXingWong for the likely ID.
The guy in KL (KurtOrion) who did a lot of herping trips have taken quite a few pictures of this Spider at various places in Peninsular Malaysia and he IDed them as Poltys mouhoti - Mouhot's Rolled-leaf Spider. And as you mentioned, Wikipedia indicates that Poltys mouhoti is reported from Vietnam. However, it is most likely due to lack of field data. Maybe you can go and collect them to study it, if it could be a new species or at least a sub-species ;)

Thanks, @Lauren, @Mark and @shekainah :)

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Yellow Soldier Beetle commented on by Joseph K.2 Provincia Cartago, Costa Rica 14 minutes ago

Leaf beetle Chrysomelidae.

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Unknown spotting commented on by Joseph K.2 Provincia San José, Costa Rica 16 minutes ago

Caterpillar.

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Rajah brooke spotted by shekainah d. alaban Capiz, Philippines an hour ago

Rajah Brooke's birdwing (Trogonoptera brookiana) is a birdwing butterfly from the family papilionidae of butterfly. Both sexes resemble the more restricted relative, the Palawan birdwing, but males of Rajah Brooke's birdwing have more green to the hindwings. The wingspan of Rajah Brooke's birdwing is 15–17 cm (5.9–6.7 in). The wings of males are mainly black. Each forewing has seven tooth-shaped electric-green markings, while there is a relatively large metalic green patch on the hindwings.

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Unknown spotting favorited by LaurenZarate Victoria, Australia 2 hours ago

Froglet with scattered specks and darker markings on shades of brown.

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Calligraphic Leaf Beetle commented on by LaurenZarate Chiapas, Mexico 2 hours ago

Thank you thaptor! Looks like NaturaLista has it reported now from Yajalón, Chiapas (a town on the way to Palenque). I also found it reported from Tapachula, Chiapas.

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Mapping Nature on Your Smartphone

For the developers at New York start-up Networked Organisms, smartphones are the butterfly nets of the 21st Century. Their tool, Project Noah, lets people upload photos of plants and wildlife around them, creating a map of the natural world and contributing to scientific research in the process.

WSJ
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What kind of beetle? This app knows

Bespectacled scientists of yore would carry around hefty field guides, made up of hundreds of pages of text and photos. But these days, smartphone owners have a lighter option: an app called Project Noah, which aims to help people identify plants and animals as well as collect data from "citizen scientists" about where certain species are located.

CNN
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Designing ecosystems for talent development

Project Noah enables us to be part of a more focused online community where we can learn more about wildlife around us and contribute to scientific research. It pulls participants into deeper, more meaningful engagement by enabling people to go on “missions” to collectively map changes based on sightings.

The Economist
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A smart way to save wildlife

A modern invention that may also hold the key to saving species in the future. Project Noah is a global study that encourages nature lovers to document the wildlife they encounter, using a purpose built phone app and web community. In addition to the virtual "collection" of species, Project Noah encourages citizen science by linking up with existing surveys including the International Spider Survey and the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network.

BBC
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Dial-a-Class

New mobile applications include a tool called NOAH that lets you take cellphone pictures of bugs and trees and then sends back an identification of the exact type in as little as 24 hours.

NY TIMES
With support from National Geographic