It’s the mobile phone age. People are now connected, facilitating communication throughout the planet.
With the increase in mobile connections, a united citizen drive can be smoothly organized to help advance scientific research and to improve the environment.
“By observing their environments, monitoring neighborhoods, collecting information about the world and the things they care about, so-called ‘citizen scientists’ are helping professional scientists to advance knowledge while speeding up new discoveries and innovations,” write the producers of The Crowd & the Cloud, a new four-part public television series that premiered Saturday. April 15th. (Click here to find stations and air dates.)
Producers of The Crowd & the Cloud series emphasize united efforts, both globally and locally, to improve environmental conditions.
Read more on ‘citizen scientists’ here: New Miniseries Shows How Ordinary Citizens Can Help Advance Science—and Be a Part of Solutions
View The Crowd & the Cloud series trailer.