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Earth Challenge 2020 (EC2020) launched last month with the goal to build a global movement of citizen scientists working to protect the planet.

By getting the app and accessing open science data users can help ‘monitor and mitigate threats to environmental and human health’. The Earth Challenge 2020 app – available in 11 languages – advocates for action on issues relating specifically to an individuals country. Users are also encouraged to assist in filling data gaps by gathering important environmental research on where they live, which scientists and policymakers can then use in their work.

The Earth Challenge 2020 is being spearheaded by the Earth Day Network, the Wilson Center and the U.S. Department of State’s Eco-Capitals Forum. 

“Now, people everywhere can help build the most up-to-date scientific assessments needed globally, and at the same time take action locally. Everyone can become a citizen scientist and during the pandemic do so from the safety of their homes,” said Kathleen Rogers, President of Earth Day Network, the organization that coordinates Earth Day.

Become a citizen scientist.

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Iain Robertson
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Iain is an experienced writer, journalist and lecturer, who held editorships with a number of business focussed publications before co-founding and becoming editor of Innovators Magazine. Iain is also the strategic director for OnePoint5Media.

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