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Designer & future architect. Eco design & ergonomics instructor. Inspired by nature & its forms. Wondering what else it has to offer.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Mission WILD
3,434 participants
43,036 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 ...

Marvelous Mantids of the World
383 participants
1,018 spottings
Arthropods

Marvelous Mantids of the World

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

Emerald Ash Borer Monitoring
795 participants
12 spottings
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Emerald Ash Borer Monitoring

The emerald ash borer (EAB) is an invasive beetle from Asia that is wreaking havoc on local ecosystems. To date, ...

Hunters & Animal Food Habits
1,013 participants
4,470 spottings
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Hunters & Animal Food Habits

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

Moths of the World
3,061 participants
41,514 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 ...

Fruiting Bodies of the World
1,137 participants
6,256 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 ...

Beneficial Insects - Great Lakes Region
94 participants
408 spottings
Arthropods

Beneficial Insects - Great Lakes ...

Beneficial insects play an important role in a healthy ecosystem. Help us protect them! By identifying these ...

Leaves of the North East
180 participants
434 spottings
Plants

Leaves of the North East

I am trying to see what the local leaves are like in my area and what people are growing. If this mission ...

Flower close-ups of Ontario
66 participants
210 spottings
Plants

Flower close-ups of Ontario

I love to take close-up pictures of flowers. The intricacy of the flowers themselves is amazing! Anyone who enjoys ...

NWF: Watch for Wildlife!
1,148 participants
6,453 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 ...

Orange Talk of Ontario
3 participants
22 spottings
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Orange Talk of Ontario

Orange in Nature can be both - intense and mellow, but it always captures our attention. This mission is for the ...

Trees in Bloom of Ontario
4 participants
31 spottings
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Trees in Bloom of Ontario

Blooming is probably one of the most fascinating processes in Nature, and even more fascinating when it comes to ...

Wildlife with Snow, Frost, and Ice - NorthEastern United States
133 participants
330 spottings
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Wildlife with Snow, Frost, and ...

Animals using, playing in, interacting with, or affected by snow, frost, or ice. Plants growing in or affected by ...

Moms with their Babies - Northeastern US
84 participants
128 spottings
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Moms with their Babies - ...

Take photos, of baby animals with their mothers, I am a licensed wildlife rehabilitator and i get a lot of babies, ...

Life and Mathematics
255 participants
858 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 ...

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 ...

Fungus in America
215 participants
4,570 spottings
Fungi

Fungus in America

Discover varieties of fungus of the region.

Identifying Animals Through Osteology
349 participants
503 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 ...

African Cats
61 participants
162 spottings
Mammals

African Cats

By displaying the beauty of these creatures, maybe we will fight harder to protect them.

Wildlife of the Niagara Region
56 participants
766 spottings
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Wildlife of the Niagara Region

The Niagara Region and surrounding Golden Horseshoe is a rapidly expanding and growing area. Despite the ever ...

Cranes of Eastern USA
159 participants
95 spottings
Birds

Cranes of Eastern USA

Cranes can be found on 5 continents and in the cultural traditions, mythology, and folklore of many cultures. A ...

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 ...

Nature in Yellow
2,420 participants
12,695 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.

The Color Blue
2,539 participants
5,863 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 ...

Purples in Nature of Ontario
17 participants
66 spottings
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Purples in Nature of Ontario

Nature uses colors in many many different ways. Animals use color camouflages, while plants - to attracts insects ...

Wildlife in the Greater Toronto Area
43 participants
274 spottings
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Wildlife in the Greater Toronto ...

The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is the largest metropolitan area in Canada with almost 6 million people... however, ...

Trees of the World
948 participants
5,003 spottings
Plants

Trees of the World

A collection of trees and their characteristics worldwide.

Opisthobranchs & Nudibranchs of the World
350 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 ...

Amphibians of the World
2,400 participants
7,498 spottings
Amphibians

Amphibians of the World

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

Snakes of the World
1,965 participants
4,843 spottings
Reptiles

Snakes of the World

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

Pollinating Insects of the World
1,418 participants
11,755 spottings
Arthropods

Pollinating Insects of the World

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

Captive Animals
2,473 participants
12,348 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
1,025 participants
1,647 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
1,387 participants
5,767 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
764 participants
1,741 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
1,353 participants
2,244 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
1,591 participants
2,640 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
1,347 participants
17,042 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
2,954 participants
9,457 spottings
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Nests, hives, bowers, webs & ...

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

Animals with Warning Colors
879 participants
1,589 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 ...

Rare Color Morphs
1,029 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, ...

Signs of Wildlife
2,983 participants
6,106 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 ...

Marine Mammals of the World
1,337 participants
1,084 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 ...

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
873 participants
509 spottings
Mammals

Bat Monitoring Project

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

Great Lakes Monitoring
902 participants
5,622 spottings
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Great Lakes Monitoring

The Great Lakes are the largest surface freshwater system containing over 80 percent of freshwater on the Earth. ...

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 ...

International Spider Survey
3,937 participants
20,047 spottings
Arthropods

International Spider Survey

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

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies
4,946 participants
12,633 spottings
Arthropods

Global Dragonflies & Damselflies

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

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners
2,519 participants
3,382 spottings
Plants

Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

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

Great Pollinator Project of NYC
1,515 participants
1,127 spottings
Arthropods

Great Pollinator Project of NYC

One-third of our food depends on the services of a pollinator—bee or other insect, bird, or mammal. Bees are the ...

The Lost Ladybug Project
5,573 participants
3,371 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 ...

Project Squirrel
5,892 participants
3,850 spottings
Mammals

Project Squirrel

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

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 ...

Flowers of North America
9,460 participants
32,315 spottings
Plants

Flowers of North America

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

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 ...

Butterflies & Moths of the World
8,540 participants
78,138 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
12,833 participants
105,267 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, ...

The Color Red
5,860 participants
15,034 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 ...

Mushroom Mapping
6,123 participants
28,991 spottings
Fungi

Mushroom Mapping

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

WILD Cities: Urban Biodiversity
7,224 participants
45,456 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 ...

Purples in Nature of Ontario
17 participants
66 spottings
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Purples in Nature of Ontario

Nature uses colors in many many different ways. Animals use color camouflages, while plants - to attracts insects ...

Orange Talk of Ontario
3 participants
22 spottings
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Orange Talk of Ontario

Orange in Nature can be both - intense and mellow, but it always captures our attention. This mission is for the ...

Trees in Bloom of Ontario
4 participants
31 spottings
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Trees in Bloom of Ontario

Blooming is probably one of the most fascinating processes in Nature, and even more fascinating when it comes to ...

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