Citizen science project builds on award winning cross-cultural collaboration in eastern Arnhem Land

7 November, 2018 ALA Blog

In April 2018, Rangers from eastern Arnhem Land Indigenous Protected Areas and Macquarie University ecologists extended their cross-cultural biodiversity research thanks to an Australian Government Inspiring Australia Citizen Science Grant.

Image: Citizen science project builds on award winning cross-cultural collaboration in eastern Arnhem Land

Citizen Science: Innovation in open science, society and policy

24 October, 2018 ALA Blog, Citizen science

A new open access book explores the active participation of the public in science, innovation and society, including a case study from the Atlas of Living Australia.

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Spotlight on ALA Users – Nocturnal wildlife enthusiast Josh Bowell

15 August, 2018 ALA Blog, ALA User Profile

Josh speaks with us about nocturnal wildlife photography, conservation and sensitive data in the ALA.

Image: Spotlight on ALA Users – Nocturnal wildlife enthusiast Josh Bowell

Another way to find citizen science projects

7 August, 2018 ALA Blog, Citizen science

People keen to contribute to a science project can now use People Powered – a new search tool designed to help citizens connect with science projects around Australia.

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Brisbane City Council selects ALA for biodiversity data management

30 July, 2018 ALA Blog, Citizen science, Data

The largest local government in Australia, Brisbane City Council, has chosen the Atlas of Living Australia as its approved corporate platform for environmental data storage, collection and analysis.

Image: Brisbane City Council selects ALA for biodiversity data management

Because of Her, We Can! NAIDOC Week: Stories from the Atlas of Living Australia

19 July, 2018 ALA Blog, Indigenous Ecological Knowledge

Within our Indigenous Ecological Knowledge program of work, the Atlas of Living Australia works with many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and here we highlight their remarkable contributions as part of this year's NAIDOC week theme - Because of Her, We Can!

Image: Because of Her, We Can! NAIDOC Week: Stories from the Atlas of Living Australia

ALA in use: Dave Maynard, Environmental Consultant

2 July, 2018 ALA Blog, ALA User Profile

We talk with an ecologist and environmental consultant, about how he uses the ALA to inform environmental impact assessments and offset planning for development projects.

Image: ALA in use: Dave Maynard, Environmental Consultant

Environmental monitoring workshops for Queensland’s Nature Refuges

27 June, 2018 ALA Blog, Citizen science

The Condamine Alliance is working with Nature Refuge landowners to teach best practice environmental monitoring using the ALA’s BioCollect tool.

Image: Environmental monitoring workshops for Queensland’s Nature Refuges