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Mary Ellen Hannibal talks about the power that citizen science and events like City Nature Challenge can have in saving nature.
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How You Can Help Save the Monarch Butterfly — and the Planet

Wild Dunedin —

Monarch butterflies are dying at an alarming rate around the world - a looming extinction that could also put human life at risk. But we have just the thing to help save these insects, says author Mary Ellen Hannibal: citizen scientists.

This TED talk outlines clearly just why it's such a good idea to download the iNaturalist.nz app to your phone and become a citizen scientist and enter the City Nature Challenge.

You can click on the link below to learn what Mary Ellen Hannibal has to say about City Nature Challenge.


Monarch Butterfly — Image by: Penny Muir

"As we go forward you'll want to live in a place that has high biodiversity". Mary Ellen Hannibal