PROJECT

Objectives

The Citizen Science for the Amazon Project utilizes a citizen science approach to generate information about fish and water at a basin-wide scale, and to engage citizen scientists as informed, empowered stakeholders for the sustainable management of fisheries and the conservation of wetlands. In this way, we will contribute to the grander objective of conserving the Amazon’s freshwater ecosystems and improve its inhabitants’ livelihoods.

Project Description

The Citizen Science for the Amazon Project utilizes a citizen science approach to generate information…

Background

Fishes link the Amazon. Giant catfish migrations connect the Brazilian estuary to the Andean headwaters…

Guiding Principles

The ten guiding principles informed and continue informing project design and implementation…

Methodological Approach

¿Where do fish in the Amazon migrate to and when? ¿What are the environmental factors that influence…

Amazon Waters Initiative

The Amazon Waters Initiative promotes a vision of the Amazon basin where the region is valued not only…

Taxonomic Coverage 

The ten guiding principles informed and continue informing project design and implementation…