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Beauty of Decay
181 participants
2,391 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 ...

Beetles!
632 participants
9,967 spottings
Arthropods

Beetles!

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

Reptiles and Amphibians of Central Europe
63 participants
321 spottings
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Reptiles and Amphibians of ...

All the reptiles and amphibians found over Europe are fascinating and worth of putting together in an own mission.

Parrots of the World
3 participants
1 spotting
Birds

Parrots of the World

For the people who fall in love with parrots as me.

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,724 participants
12,967 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 ...

European Butterflies and Moths
229 participants
9,722 spottings
Arthropods

European Butterflies and Moths

Mission for butterflies and moths from the whole European continent

Moths of the World
2,989 participants
40,961 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 ...

Ducks, swans and geese in Central Europe
54 participants
292 spottings
Birds

Ducks, swans and geese in ...

Ducks, swans and geese come in many species and are beautiful waterfowl. Let´s document in this mission their ...

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!
1,149 participants
6,463 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 ...

Orchids of the Americas
122 participants
500 spottings
Plants

Orchids of the Americas

The principal value of the virtual world of orchids, is to preserve, catalog and identify the different and ...

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 Hoppers
862 participants
4,313 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

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

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

Slime Moulds of the World
24 participants
124 spottings
Fungi

Slime Moulds of the World

Myxomycetes (plasmodial slime moulds), are a group of Protista comprising about 1200 species. They are found in ...

Fresh Water Life of Germany & Benelux
35 participants
96 spottings
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Fresh Water Life of Germany & ...

Everything who lifes in fresh water! This mission covers Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, Austria & Eastern France ...

Captive Animals
2,472 participants
12,368 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 ...

Symbiotic Relationships
1,024 participants
1,636 spottings
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Symbiotic Relationships

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

Lichens
284 participants
1,679 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
2,401 participants
7,470 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Animals with Warning Colors
879 participants
1,572 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 ...

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & other animal architecture
2,944 participants
9,023 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Global Flight
1,346 participants
16,852 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 ...

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants
1,591 participants
2,630 spottings
Plants

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants

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

Nature in Yellow
2,420 participants
12,620 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.

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,135 participants
6,139 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 ...

The Color Blue
2,540 participants
5,840 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 ...

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,011 participants
4,422 spottings
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Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

Snakes of the World
1,962 participants
4,829 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

Fall Into Phenology
1,227 participants
2,209 spottings
Plants

Fall Into Phenology

Celebrate the Fall Equinox and help us reach our goal of 500 reported observations with Project BudBurst’s new ...

Bat Monitoring Project
871 participants
505 spottings
Mammals

Bat Monitoring Project

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

Primate Watch
786 participants
1,475 spottings
Mammals

Primate Watch

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

Signs of Wildlife
2,970 participants
6,077 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 ...

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,417 participants
11,539 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
1,028 participants
759 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, ...

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,384 participants
5,725 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 ...

Interaction between different species of Arthropods
763 participants
1,686 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
1,355 participants
2,237 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 ...

2011 Best Wildlife Photo
8,511 participants
9,121 spottings
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2011 Best Wildlife Photo

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

International Spider Survey
3,916 participants
19,463 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Marine Mammals of the World
1,334 participants
1,079 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 ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,938 participants
12,551 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Earth Week 2011
490 participants
821 spottings
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Earth Week 2011

During Earth Week, help inspire awareness and appreciation for ecosystems across the planet through a global ...

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,541 participants
3,330 spottings
Arthropods

The Lost Ladybug Project

Across North America ladybug species distribution is changing. We're asking you to join us in finding out where ...

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,219 participants
45,285 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 ...

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,512 participants
76,874 spottings
Arthropods

Butterflies & Moths of the World

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

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,521 participants
3,387 spottings
Plants

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

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

The Color Red
5,853 participants
14,984 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 ...

Birds of the World
12,812 participants
104,674 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, ...

Mushroom Mapping
6,082 participants
28,825 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

Flowers of Europe
1,933 participants
13,062 spottings
Plants

Flowers of Europe

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

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