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Gulf Coast Oil Spill Impact
356 participants
454 spottings
All

Gulf Coast Oil Spill Impact

The Gulf Coast region is facing an environmental disaster. With hundreds of species of plants and animals in ...

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,003 participants
4,334 spottings
All

Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

Moths of the World
2,878 participants
38,964 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 ...

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!
1,145 participants
6,367 spottings
All

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!

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

Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation
699 participants
1,010 spottings
All

Wildlife rescue & rehabilitation

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

Backyard Habitats of the World
1,549 participants
9,630 spottings
All

Backyard Habitats of the World

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

Snakes of the United States - Center for Snake Conservation
1,443 participants
3,526 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the United States - ...

Snakes play vital roles as mid- to top-level predators in our natural ecosystems but they are often very ...

Slime Molds
305 participants
462 spottings
Other

Slime Molds

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

Jumping Spiders of the World
658 participants
2,459 spottings
Arthropods

Jumping Spiders of the World

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

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,120 participants
5,646 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 ...

Humpback Whale Flukes
303 participants
58 spottings
Mammals

Humpback Whale Flukes

I work as a flukematcher for Allied Whale based at College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor Maine. They hold the ...

Animals with Warning Colors
864 participants
1,509 spottings
All

Animals with Warning Colors

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

Eggs of the World
1,332 participants
2,150 spottings
All

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 ...

Amphibians of the World
2,367 participants
7,272 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Opisthobranchs & Nudibranchs of the World
349 participants
1,180 spottings
Other

Opisthobranchs & Nudibranchs of ...

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

International Spider Survey
3,794 participants
18,540 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,446 participants
3,263 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 ...

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,508 participants
3,367 spottings
Plants

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

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

Mushroom Mapping
5,923 participants
27,964 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

Project Squirrel
5,729 participants
3,725 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

Fox squirrels and grey squirrels are two of the most familiar species of wildlife in many neighborhoods and ...

The Color Red
5,794 participants
14,532 spottings
All

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
12,595 participants
101,211 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, ...

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,865 participants
11,984 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Global Coral Reef Monitoring
591 participants
5,520 spottings
Other

Global Coral Reef Monitoring

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

Bat Monitoring Project
862 participants
499 spottings
Mammals

Bat Monitoring Project

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

Primate Watch
781 participants
1,444 spottings
Mammals

Primate Watch

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

Marine Mammals of the World
1,326 participants
1,061 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 ...

Signs of Wildlife
2,896 participants
6,070 spottings
All

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
1,396 participants
10,776 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Eastern Assassin Bugs
292 participants
295 spottings
Arthropods

Eastern Assassin Bugs

The assassin bugs, family Reduviidae, is one of the largest families of true bugs in the order Hemiptera. There ...

Rare Color Morphs
1,019 participants
782 spottings
All

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
2,455 participants
11,934 spottings
All

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
1,000 participants
1,565 spottings
All

Symbiotic Relationships

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

Mimetic Animals of the World
1,356 participants
5,510 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 ...

Interaction between different species of Arthropods
751 participants
1,622 spottings
Arthropods

Interaction between different ...

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

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants
1,567 participants
2,481 spottings
Plants

Herbs & Spices – Source Plants

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

Global Flight
1,334 participants
16,621 spottings
All

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
2,882 participants
8,763 spottings
All

Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

The Hoppers
834 participants
4,087 spottings
Arthropods

The Hoppers

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

Snakes of the World
1,932 participants
4,738 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

Monarch Migration
1,125 participants
660 spottings
Arthropods

Monarch Migration

Where have you seen a Monarch? Help document Monarch migration by posting photos of your spottings.

Parental care in insects and other invertebrates
512 participants
294 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 ...

Nature in Yellow
2,395 participants
12,255 spottings
All

Nature in Yellow

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

The Color Blue
2,518 participants
5,635 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 ...

Mission WILD
3,423 participants
40,725 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 ...