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Tracking Wildlife (Not Wild Life) on San Francisco’s Market Street

KQED Science | September 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

Tracking Wildlife (Not Wild Life) on San Francisco’s Market Street

Studying the "wildlife" of San Francisco's Market Street isn't exactly what you might think. Turns out it's a habitat that seems to attract butterflies and other critters.

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Smartphone Apps Enable a New Phenomenon: the Grassroots ‘Bio-blitz’

KQED Science | May 17, 2013 | 4 Comments

Smartphone Apps Enable a New Phenomenon: the Grassroots ‘Bio-blitz’

Traditional bioblitzes often include scientists intensively collecting specimens over a 24-hour period. That takes special equipment and, depending on the species and the park, special permits. But with help from smartphones, just about anyone can produce a remarkable quantity of usable data.

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