Discover more in this article in The Conversation (6 March 2023).  In one project, researchers looked at young people’s involvement with iNaturalist, a popular nature app.

They found that the young people using the app contributed to quality wildlife monitoring at the same rate as adults, with the support of iNaturalist’s online community.

What’s more, wildlife can benefit from young volunteers’ contributions. We found that young people tend to observe and identify different species than adults.

These findings supported the value in learning by doing. However, children and young people need the right skills and access to resources.

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