Solving Environmental Issues Together – Tuesday 12th November 2019

A boy and his grandmother collect data using a laptop in a lush and remote environmentWe are currently facing a grave climate emergency. Unless we take urgent action, the increase in global temperature threatens human society and all life on our planet. It’s a daunting thought, but what can we do about it?

There are many projects where people across the world come together to monitor how our planet is changing and to test solutions. These projects are also known as ‘Citizen Science’, and can be a very helpful way to collect data and solve environmental issues together.

Prof Mel Woods from the University of Dundee, discussed what makes an effective Citizen Science project and how we can all help the environment by getting more involved.