We have been delighted with the range and diversity of local media covering the Bermagui Bioblitz 2012, following is a taste of the coverage, so far.
The Atlas of Living Australia, recently posted on their site:
People from all over the far south coast of NSW came together for the thirty-hour Bioblitz in and around Bermagui on 30-31 March. About two hundred adults and children, accompanied by local experts, searched the beaches, pools, wetlands and forests to find every living thing they could.
Read the full article here: Blitzing Science. In 30 hours
Sorting specimens found on the beach survey at Bermagui Bioblitz
Vanessa Milton from ABC Open South East wrote:
The challenge: to record as many species as we could find in the forests and swamps, clifftops and seaside around Bermagui. In 30 hours.
The Oxford English dictionary defines ‘crowdsource’ as (verb): obtain (information or input into a particular task or project) by enlisting the services of a number of people, either paid or unpaid, typically via the Internet. Link to the article Crowd Sourcing for Science
You may also like to view some of ABC Open’s Photos from the Bioblitz, please find the link to a flickr gallery here.
Stay tuned for more media coverage as it develops.