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Mark Ridgway

Mark Ridgway

Trying to understand it before it's gone.

Melbourne, Australia

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Invasive Species of Australia
4 participants
50 spottings
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Invasive Species of Australia

Invasive species are animals or plants from another region of the world that don’t belong in their new ...

Australian Native Flowers and Fruits
7 participants
158 spottings
Plants

Australian Native Flowers and ...

This mission is for Australian native plants only. Other species that have been naturalised (eg: lantana) are not ...

2018 Best Wildlife Photo
200 participants
5,298 spottings
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2018 Best Wildlife Photo

This mission is now terminated; please watch out for the new 2019 Best Wildlife Photo mission! We're calling again ...

Global Coral Reef Monitoring
591 participants
5,515 spottings
Other

Global Coral Reef Monitoring

The Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network works hard to improve management and conservation of coral reefs by ...

2016 Best Wildlife Photo
151 participants
5,925 spottings
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2016 Best Wildlife Photo

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

Picudos. Weevils
82 participants
372 spottings
Arthropods

Picudos. Weevils

En esta misión se pueden incluir todos los picudos. El Picudo rojo es la plaga más preocupante actualmente en las ...

Plants of South Eastern Australia
13 participants
847 spottings
Plants

Plants of South Eastern Australia

To provide a photographic database of plants found in South Eastern Australia, as a showcase of the wonderful ...

Eggs of the World
1,331 participants
2,140 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 ...

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,392 participants
10,575 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Flora & Fauna of New South Wales
63 participants
2,082 spottings
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Flora & Fauna of New South Wales

A mission dedicated to documenting the flora and fauna in New South Wales. Thank you for all the spottings added ...

Marvelous Mantids of the World
345 participants
928 spottings
Arthropods

Marvelous Mantids of the World

Mantids are amazing insects! Unusual and alien looking. Considered good luck in some cultures, these predatory ...

Animals with Warning Colors
864 participants
1,500 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 ...

Arthropods parasitised by fungi
38 participants
105 spottings
Arthropods

Arthropods parasitised by fungi

This mission was created to document the occurrence of parasitism of arthropod species by fungi.

Arthropods parasitised by other arthropods
31 participants
152 spottings
Arthropods

Arthropods parasitised by other ...

This mission was created to document the occurrence of parasitism among arthropod species.

Hymenoptera of the world -- bees, ants and all their friends
96 participants
1,596 spottings
Arthropods

Hymenoptera of the world -- ...

The representatives of Hymenoptera order display a remarkable diversity not only of shapes and colours, but also ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,861 participants
11,945 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Slime Molds
306 participants
461 spottings
Other

Slime Molds

Mission for those slimy, but often beautifully colored molds that are often confused with fungi. Now a global ...

Upper Ferntree Gully Primary School
2 participants
253 spottings
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Upper Ferntree Gully Primary ...

Upper Ferntree Gully Primary School is located in the Dandenong Ranges roughly 40 kilometres east of Melbourne, ...

Birds of Australia
31 participants
761 spottings
Birds

Birds of Australia

The aim is to share the spotting of birds in Australia locations

Longhorn Beetles (Global)
88 participants
746 spottings
Arthropods

Longhorn Beetles (Global)

This fascinating beetles belong to the family Cerambycidae are know as Longhorn Beetles, Long-horned Beetles or ...

Mission WILD
3,416 participants
40,481 spottings
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Mission WILD

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

Identifying Animals Through Osteology
336 participants
466 spottings
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Identifying Animals Through ...

Where there is life, there is death. Death and decomposition are a natural and sometimes beautiful part of the ...

Dandenong Ranges - fauna & flora
12 participants
2,022 spottings
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Dandenong Ranges - fauna & flora

Australian native wildlife & plants found in the Dandenong Ranges

Jumping Spiders of the World
654 participants
2,383 spottings
Arthropods

Jumping Spiders of the World

With cat like grace, agility and Teddy Bearish charms bellying their formidable predatory instincts, the jumping ...

ANTS!!!!
275 participants
591 spottings
Arthropods

ANTS!!!!

there are apparently 22000 species of ants. lets get to it!!

Beetles!
603 participants
9,366 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

Beetles are the most diverse group of organisms on Earth. They are found on six continents in almost every ...

Caterpillars and larvae of the World
651 participants
4,944 spottings
Arthropods

Caterpillars and larvae of the ...

There are many beautiful and unique larva forms such as caterpillars that we never even notice until they turn ...

Lichens
271 participants
1,532 spottings
Fungi

Lichens

Lichens are the symbiotic union of a fungus with either a green alga or a cyanobacteria. They are very different ...

Amphibians of the World
2,359 participants
7,251 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,548 participants
9,609 spottings
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Backyard Habitats of the World

Please only post spottings to the mission that are appropriate to the mission guidelines. Only spottings that are ...

Mollusca
141 participants
1,232 spottings
Other

Mollusca

This Mission is the online repository of marine, fresh-water and terrestrial mollusks spotted by Project ...

12,590 participants
100,982 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, ...

2,826 participants
38,343 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 ...

1,119 participants
5,622 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 ...

1,002 participants
4,328 spottings
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Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

247 participants
779 spottings
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Life and Mathematics

Life and mathematics are intimately implicated. And this relationship is visible now and then. If you see it, take ...

997 participants
1,552 spottings
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Symbiotic Relationships

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

513 participants
293 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 ...

469 participants
4,987 spottings
Arthropods

Flies!

Flies are everywhere and quite frankly, I think they get a bad rap! Yes some can eat disgusting things, annoy you ...

229 participants
456 spottings
Mammals

Marsupials of the World

There are only 434 Marsupials on our planet. Let's see how many Marsupials Project Noah can find. Marsupials are ...

49 participants
1,626 spottings
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Tamil Nadu Biodiversity

Tamilnadu (தமிழ் நாடு) is one of the states of India, It has a range of flora and fauna with many species and ...

55 participants
1,497 spottings
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Wilds of South-East Queensland

To document the vast array of flora and fauna found throughout SE Queensland.

750 participants
1,601 spottings
Arthropods

Interaction between different ...

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

29 participants
1,267 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles of Southeastern Australia

This mission is expanded to include all beetles of southeast Australia. Many beetles are unique to Australia. ...

24 participants
94 spottings
Other

Reptiles and Amphibians of ...

To document amphibians and reptiles of SE Australia. Woodstock is a small town in Victoria. It is equally distant ...

2,875 participants
8,723 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

832 participants
4,045 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

This is not for jumping organisms! This mission is focusing on the Auchenorrhyncha suborder (Free-living ...

1,351 participants
5,420 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 ...

8,346 participants
72,047 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

284 participants
2,572 spottings
Plants

Flowers of Oceania

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

5,917 participants
27,922 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

3,792 participants
18,424 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

2 participants
253 spottings
All

Upper Ferntree Gully Primary ...

Upper Ferntree Gully Primary School is located in the Dandenong Ranges roughly 40 kilometres east of Melbourne, ...