From counting birds to speaking out: how citizen science leads us to ask crucial questions

20 Oct 2021

Citizen scientistMy utopia is based on one simple idea: we should all become citizen scientists.

Why? Because citizen scientists can overturn the information inequity that plagues much of our collective decision-making. If citizens immerse themselves in gathering knowledge and asking questions, they gain power – and are far more likely to engage in participatory democracy. This is fundamental to achieving sustainable environmental change.

Read more from Professor Hugh Possingham via The Conversation