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Nature and how it works fascinates me. Presently Studying a diploma in Nature Conservation. Outdoors, photography and having fun is all me.

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Bats of Africa
24 participants
24 spottings
Mammals

Bats of Africa

The bat fauna of Africa and surrounding islands boasts nearly 300 species, but the distributions of many species ...

2013 Best Wildlife Photo
395 participants
8,747 spottings
All

2013 Best Wildlife Photo

We're calling for your best wildlife photos. This featured mission is open to all members from all over the world ...

Mission WILD
3,432 participants
42,576 spottings
All

Mission WILD

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

Snakes of South Africa
33 participants
68 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of South Africa

Share your photos of snakes from all over South Africa. Add descriptive notes about where you made your discovery ...

African Mammals in the Wild
58 participants
954 spottings
Mammals

African Mammals in the Wild

To document visually the diversity of African mammals, including the cetaceans and pinnipeds.

Flowers of South Africa
18 participants
253 spottings
Plants

Flowers of South Africa

Let's create a record of the beauty of our flowers in this beautiful country of ours!

Wildlife of Southern Africa
45 participants
1,144 spottings
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Wildlife of Southern Africa

Current admin : Zlatan Celebic This mission’s creator said “Our Southern Africa community is quite small on PN. ...

Insects of the Western Cape
33 participants
664 spottings
Arthropods

Insects of the Western Cape

With the Fynbos endemic to the Western Cape comes the unique insects that call it their home like the Zebra ...

Endangered Species of the World
14 participants
36 spottings
All

Endangered Species of the World

An endangered species is a population of organisms which is facing a high risk of becoming extinct because it is ...

Moths of the World
2,984 participants
40,792 spottings
Arthropods

Moths of the World

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

Beauty of Decay
179 participants
2,375 spottings
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Beauty of Decay

This mission is about showing the beauty of all kinds of decay processes which are usually the basis beginning of ...

Spirals in Nature - Midwestern US
248 participants
262 spottings
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Spirals in Nature - Midwestern US

This mission is dedicated to showcasing spiral patterns found in nature. Whether it be Fibonacci spiral patterns ...

Trees of the World
945 participants
4,994 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

Evidence of Sustainability - North Eastern US
69 participants
15 spottings
All

Evidence of Sustainability - ...

Evidence of Sustainability- is looking to better communities and environments through the use of photography with ...

Table Mountain National Park
8 participants
73 spottings
All

Table Mountain National Park

This mission focuses on mammals, birds and reptiles spotted in the Table Mountain National Park.

Orthoptera in southern Africa
20 participants
66 spottings
Arthropods

Orthoptera in southern Africa

lets catalogue all the crickets, katydids, grasshoppers and locusts in central, southern Africa. We'll aim to ...

Reptiles of the World
1,154 participants
9,667 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

Birds of Sub-Saharan Africa
138 participants
3,328 spottings
Birds

Birds of Sub-Saharan Africa

Africa has impressive and beautiful birds and this mission will allow us to share and document our spottings in ...

Aloes of Southern Africa
38 participants
37 spottings
Plants

Aloes of Southern Africa

Tracking and documenting the biology of memebers of the genus Aloe of Southern Africa. The genus is native to ...

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,520 participants
3,385 spottings
Plants

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

Curious which vegetable varieties might grow best in your garden? Cornell researchers are, too. We compile ...

Mushroom Mapping
6,067 participants
28,798 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

International Spider Survey
3,905 participants
19,301 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Bat Monitoring Project
870 participants
504 spottings
Mammals

Bat Monitoring Project

The Bat Conservancy is an international non-profit organization dedicated to protecting biological diversity ...

Marine Mammals of the World
1,334 participants
1,077 spottings
Mammals

Marine Mammals of the World

Marine mammals are a diverse group of 120 species of mammal that are primarily ocean-dwelling or depend on the ...

Primate Watch
786 participants
1,476 spottings
Mammals

Primate Watch

The Primate Specialist Group is a network of scientists and conservationists who stand against the tide of ...

Signs of Wildlife
2,964 participants
6,031 spottings
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Signs of Wildlife

If you look carefully, there are signs of wildlife everywhere. From subtle animal tracks and abandoned spider ...

Opisthobranchs & Nudibranchs of the World
349 participants
1,191 spottings
Other

Opisthobranchs & Nudibranchs of ...

Opistobranchs are a large and diverse group of marine gastropods. They include several types of sea slugs: sea ...

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,414 participants
11,431 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

Insects are the most important pollinators of flowering plants (Angiosperms). They are very valuable for humans, ...

Rare Color Morphs
1,027 participants
758 spottings
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Rare Color Morphs

If you find an animal or plant that is not it's normal color, please add it to this mission. Though rare, ...

Captive Animals
2,470 participants
12,370 spottings
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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 zoos. edit: I ...

Interaction between different species of Arthropods
762 participants
1,684 spottings
Arthropods

Interaction between different ...

The objective of this mission is to collect pictures of the interaction between different species of arthropods. ...

Eggs of the World
1,352 participants
2,227 spottings
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Eggs of the World

Nothing is more symbolic to life in this world than the egg. Like wildlife itself, eggs come in all shapes and ...

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants
1,587 participants
2,627 spottings
Plants

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants

Herbs & spices have been used since ancient times. They have been used for cooking, as medicines, in religion, ...

Animals with Warning Colors
877 participants
1,567 spottings
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Animals with Warning Colors

Many animals use colors in the opposite way of camouflage. They have bright colors wich make them highly ...

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,136 participants
6,113 spottings
Plants

Fruiting Bodies of the World

This mission is about mapping all the different kinds of fruiting bodies around the world. This doesn't ...

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,010 participants
4,415 spottings
All

Hunters & Animal Food Habits

This mission is to document the food habits of animals from all genera.

Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation
699 participants
1,013 spottings
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Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation

Please share photos of wildlife in accredited sanctuaries and centers for animals rescued from situations ...

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,716 participants
12,468 spottings
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Backyard Habitats of the World

Some of the most remarkable nature and wildlife can be seen right in your own backyard! The focus of this mission ...

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!
1,149 participants
6,462 spottings
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NWF: Watch for Wildlife!

We here at the National Wildlife Federation are celebrating our 74th annual National Wildlife Week! This year we ...

The Color Red
5,848 participants
14,952 spottings
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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 wildlife images ...

Symbiotic Relationships
1,024 participants
1,635 spottings
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Symbiotic Relationships

Symbiosis is close and often long-term interaction between different biological species. There are many example of ...

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,383 participants
5,714 spottings
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Mimetic Animals of the World

One of the most striking survival strategies of animals is mimicking their environment. Mimetism can be used for ...

Global Flight
1,346 participants
16,829 spottings
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Global Flight

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

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,937 participants
8,984 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

This mission is to document the incredible architectural abilities of animals from all genera.

Snakes of the World
1,957 participants
4,817 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

A mission to document the beautiful snakes species from around the world.

Parental care in insects and other invertebrates
517 participants
306 spottings
Arthropods

Parental care in insects and ...

[PLEASE READ the instructions under Overview first!*]. Did you know that some of the lesser creatures engage in ...

The Color Blue
2,539 participants
5,820 spottings
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The Color Blue

There are so many incredible animals in the color blue. However, at the same time, they are few when considering ...

Global Schoolyard Bioblitz!
2,883 participants
5,293 spottings
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Global Schoolyard Bioblitz!

Teachers and students, start documenting and sharing the wildlife you encounter in and around your school sites! ...

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,212 participants
44,974 spottings
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WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity

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

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,933 participants
12,502 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

Dragonflies and damselflies are agile insects of the order Odonata. With a worldwide distribution and over 5,000 ...

Nature in Yellow
2,419 participants
12,595 spottings
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Nature in Yellow

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

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,504 participants
76,313 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

Birds of the World
12,786 participants
104,355 spottings
Birds

Birds of the World

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

Amphibians of the World
2,397 participants
7,426 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

Lethal fungi, habitat loss, and predators have caused severe declines in amphibian populations around the world. ...

2012 Best Wildlife Photo
1,252 participants
12,913 spottings
All

2012 Best Wildlife Photo

We're calling for your best wildlife photos. This featured mission is open to all members from all over the world ...

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