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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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Vale Dr John La Salle 1951-2018

15 June, 2018 ALA Blog

Dr John La Salle: enthusiastic, internationally renowned entomologist who championed open access to biodiversity information.

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Vale Dr John La Salle

31 May, 2018 ALA Blog

It is with regret that the Atlas of Living Australia informs all members of our community that our Director, Dr John La Salle, has unexpectedly passed away.

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National Science Week: School Biodiversity Image Competition

9 May, 2018 ALA Blog, Education

Win prizes for taking wildlife images in your school yard and uploading them to the ALA!

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eDNA and the ALA

8 May, 2018 ALA Blog

The Atlas of Living Australia is exploring the opportunities and implications of incorporating different types of data into its repository. In April, we attended a workshop on eDNA.

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