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Citizen Science Network for the Amazon

We connect diverse organizations to generate and share knowledge, develop innovative solutions and maintain ecosystem integrity throughout the Amazon Basin

Citizen science is a unique opportunity to generate information on fish and water at the scale of the Amazon, and to involve citizens as informed and empowered stakeholders in the sustainable management of fisheries and the conservation of Amazon wetlands.

Citizen Science for the Amazon is a network of organizations collaborating to empower citizens and generate knowledge about the fish and aquatic ecosystems of the Amazon Basin: the world’s largest freshwater system.

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  • Aug312021
    Mujer en una canoa sobre el río.

    Special Issue on the Application of Citizen Science

    The journal Neotropical Hydrobiology & Aquatic Conservation launches a Call for papers to be included in a special edition on…

  • Aug092021
    Persona en un kayak amarillo baja por una catarata

    The Sucuruína River in Brazil, used for canoeing, threatened by Small Hydroelectric Power Plants (SHPPs)

    This news article is not available in English. Read it in Spanish here

  • Jul272021

    Ictio’s database grows in the second quarter of 2021

    This news article is not available in English. Read it in Spanish here