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Citizen Science: A Developing Tool for Expanding Science Knowledge and Scientific Literacy
Citizen science enlists the public in collecting large quantities of data across an array of habitats and locations over long spans of time. Citizen science projects have been remarkably successfulExpand
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Citizen Science as an Ecological Research Tool: Challenges and Benefits
Citizen science, the involvement of volunteers in research, has increased the scale of ecological field studies with continent-wide, centralized monitoring efforts and, more rarely, tapping ofExpand
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The current state of citizen science as a tool for ecological research and public engagement
Approaches to citizen science – an indispensable means of combining ecological research with environmental education and natural history observation – range from community-based monitoring to the useExpand
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Citizen Science as a Tool for Conservation in Residential Ecosystems
Human activities, such as mining, forestry, and agriculture, strongly influence processes in natural systems. Because conservation has focused on managing and protecting wildlands, research hasExpand
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Ecology and evolution of cooperative breeding in birds
Introduction Walter D. Koenig and Janis L. Dickinson 1. Evolutionary origins J. David Ligon and D. Brent Burt 2. Delayed dispersal Jan Ekman, Janis L. Dickinson, Ben J. Hatchwell and Michael GriesserExpand
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Eunuchs: The Role of Apyrene Sperm in Lepidoptera?
Moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera) generally produce two types of spermatozoa: a typical nucleated (eupyrene) spermatozoon and a smaller anucleate (apyrene) spermatozoon. The apyrene sperm oftenExpand
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Inclusive fitness theory and eusociality
Arising from M. A. Nowak, C. E. Tarnita & E. O. Wilson 466, 1057–1062 (2010)10.1038/nature09205; Nowak et al. replyNowak et al. argue that inclusive fitness theory has been of little value inExpand
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Cooperative breeding in vertebrates : studies of ecology, evolution, and behavior
List of contributors Introduction Janis L. Dickinson and Walter D. Koenig 1. Siberian jays: delayed dispersal in the absence of cooperative breeding Jan Ekman and Michael Griesser 2. WesternExpand
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Citizen science: a new approach to advance ecology, education, and conservation
Citizen science has a long history in the ecological sciences and has made substantial contributions to science, education, and society. Developments in information technology during the last fewExpand
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