Follow the rhythm of nature
What we do?
Phenology is the observation of seasonal changes in plants and animals, such as flowering, the appearance of insects and migrating birds. The changes in the rhythms of nature give information to scientists about the effects that climate change will have on natural ecosystems, but need longer time series, homogeneous, validated and well spread geographically throughout the country. We need nature lovers who want to learn and make phenological observations that help scientists to study the impacts of climate change on plants, animals and human beings in general.
This video shows the different levels of participation available and the benefits of citizen science illustrate this with an attractive and intimate visual journey across the seas to the backyard.
This video focuses on citizen science used in the search for biodiversity. Nevertheless, citizen science in itself and the different layers presented here are also applicable to other types of scientific enterprises.
On 4th May 2019, the RitmeNatura project participated in BioBlitzBcn 2019, held at the Parc dels Tres Turons in Barcelona, to learn about the urban biodiversity of this unexplored corner of the city. The ‘base camp’ of the event was ...Read More
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under grant agreement No.689744.