Some call it crowdsourcing science. Imagine trekking into your backyard to catalog snail life to contribute to evolution research. Or venturing on a scuba dive to record species diversity. Or tracking Hummingbird activity without having to leave your perch in front of Facebook. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. No PhD required. No need to be a credentialed member of the academy.
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