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Shark Watch
4 participants
5 spottings
Fish

Shark Watch

While most are aware of the plight of charismatic creatures, like dolphins and whales, few know, often blinded by ...

Marvelous Mantids of the World
364 participants
962 spottings
Arthropods

Marvelous Mantids of the World

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

2020 Best Wildlife Photo
96 participants
1,864 spottings
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2020 Best Wildlife Photo

Project Noah is calling for your best wildlife photos! This mission is open to members from all over the world and ...

The Hoppers
849 participants
4,153 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

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

Looking Out For Lyrebirds
2 participants
6 spottings
Birds

Looking Out For Lyrebirds

The Superb & the Albert's Lyrebirds are iconic bird species in Australia, once hunted extensively for their ...

Life and Mathematics
250 participants
810 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 ...

Invasive Species of Australia
5 participants
70 spottings
All

Invasive Species of Australia

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

Grasses of Australia
3 participants
12 spottings
Plants

Grasses of Australia

The purpose of this mission is to document all grasses that occur in Australia, both native and naturalised.

Australian Pelican
25 participants
44 spottings
Birds

Australian Pelican

The Australian Pelican is found throughout Australia, Papua New Guinea and western Indonesia, with occasional ...

Australian Native Flowers and Fruits
7 participants
227 spottings
Plants

Australian Native Flowers and ...

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

Wild Orchids
177 participants
1,203 spottings
Plants

Wild Orchids

The ideal spotting would include a close up of the flower, a clear shot of the leaves, a picture of the whole ...

Symbiotic Relationships
1,018 participants
1,611 spottings
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Symbiotic Relationships

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

Cicadas of the World
13 participants
32 spottings
Arthropods

Cicadas of the World

Cicadas from around the world

Nature in Yellow
2,410 participants
12,467 spottings
All

Nature in Yellow

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

The Color Red
5,834 participants
14,796 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 ...

The Color Blue
2,526 participants
5,730 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 ...

Slime Molds
310 participants
473 spottings
Other

Slime Molds

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

Eggs of the World
1,341 participants
2,184 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 ...

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,604 participants
10,293 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 ...

2019 Best Wildlife Photo - Species Interactions Special!
163 participants
998 spottings
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2019 Best Wildlife Photo - ...

We're calling for your best wildlife photos! The mission is for spottings submitted in 2019 fitting in our special ...

Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation
698 participants
1,012 spottings
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Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation

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

Koala Diaries
86 participants
71 spottings
Mammals

Koala Diaries

Threatened by many pressures involving land clearing, disease, domestic animal attack. If we can accurately ...

Plants of South Eastern Australia
14 participants
875 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 ...

2018 Best Wildlife Photo
193 participants
5,321 spottings
All

2018 Best Wildlife Photo

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

Identifying Animals Through Osteology
343 participants
498 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 ...

2016 Best Wildlife Photo
147 participants
5,918 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 ...

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,372 participants
5,652 spottings
All

Mimetic Animals of the World

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

Marine Mammals of the World
1,330 participants
1,068 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 ...

Aquatic birds of New South Wales
4 participants
25 spottings
Birds

Aquatic birds of New South Wales

A mission dedicated to documenting the aquatic bird species of New South Wales ie. waterfowl, shore & seabirds ...

Beauty of Decay
173 participants
2,319 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 ...

Hymenoptera of the world -- bees, ants and all their friends
101 participants
1,684 spottings
Arthropods

Hymenoptera of the world -- ...

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

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,408 participants
11,202 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Signs of Wildlife
2,944 participants
5,990 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 ...

Birds of Australia
31 participants
802 spottings
Birds

Birds of Australia

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

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,133 participants
5,964 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 ...

National Geographic's Great Nature Project
2,844 participants
66,545 spottings
All

National Geographic's Great ...

National Geographic is urging everyone to get outside to explore nature. Participants are asked to contribute ...

Captive Animals
2,467 participants
12,372 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 ...

Jumping Spiders of the World
669 participants
2,574 spottings
Arthropods

Jumping Spiders of the World

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

Mollusca
142 participants
1,259 spottings
Other

Mollusca

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

2,913 participants
8,894 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

3,428 participants
41,982 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 ...

13 participants
163 spottings
Arthropods

Entomologica of Queensland

Documenting the weird, wonderful world of insects - their life stages, their defences, their colours and their ...

277 participants
1,636 spottings
Fungi

Lichens

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

229 participants
465 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 ...

283 participants
2,633 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 ...

936 participants
4,963 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

664 participants
5,209 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 ...

2,940 participants
40,201 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 ...

6,009 participants
28,578 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

1,006 participants
4,383 spottings
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Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

277 participants
599 spottings
Arthropods

ANTS!!!!

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

7,181 participants
43,776 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 ...

756 participants
1,660 spottings
Arthropods

Interaction between different ...

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

8,455 participants
74,901 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

64 participants
2,096 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 ...

868 participants
502 spottings
Mammals

Bat Monitoring Project

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

396 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 ...

4,910 participants
12,323 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

622 participants
9,695 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

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

3,862 participants
18,929 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

10 participants
438 spottings
All

Wildlife of Brisbane

Lets See what in our Backyards

1,342 participants
16,795 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 ...

12,723 participants
103,863 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, ...

1,947 participants
4,787 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

55 participants
1,634 spottings
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Wilds of South-East Queensland

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

17 participants
386 spottings
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Queensland's Nocturnal Wildlife

To document the nocturnal wildlife of Queensland.

1,145 participants
9,555 spottings
Reptiles

Reptiles of the World

To document reptiles found around the world.

2,386 participants
7,379 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

5 participants
70 spottings
All

Invasive Species of Australia

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

7 participants
227 spottings
Plants

Australian Native Flowers and ...

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

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