Earth Challenge 2020
April 22, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. In recognition of this milestone Earth Day Network, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the U.S. Department of State are launching Earth Challenge 2020 as the world’s largest coordinated citizen science campaign.
2020 marks the launch of both the Earth Challenge 2020 campaign, as well as its associated app which will cover six core research questions: air quality, water quality, insect populations, plastic pollution, food supply and climate change. Soon we will be launching the Citizen Science Cloud, an aggregated source of data generated both from the app as well as existing citizen science projects.
Earth Challenge 2020
Story Map: Earth Challenge 2020: Join a global citizen science effort to protect our planet
Fifty years ago, Earth Day became the largest people's protest in the history of the world. Today, the Earth Day Network, the U.S Department of State’s Eco-Capitals Forum, and The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars are launching Earth Challenge 2020, the world's most accessible and transparent citizen science database portal ever created.
Story Map: EC2020 Plastics, A Global Citizen Science Initiative
This Story Map explores how the Earth Challenge team is approaching "what is the extent of plastics pollution" both locally and globally.
Story Map: What Has Happened Since Earth School Began?
Originally created for TED Education's Earth School, this Story Map is an educational resource exploring citizen science projects for all ages.
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To celebrate Earth Day, see Wilson Staff doing citizen science "in the wild"!Get Involved
VIDEO | Earth Challenge 2020
In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, we speak with Kathleen Rogers, President of Earth Day Network, and STIP’s Alison Parker about Earth Challenge 2020, the world’s largest coordinated citizen science campaign.
Video | Earth Challenge 2020: The Potential of Citizen Science
Our Earth Challenge 2020 Team
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