About Myths and Legends

Coming from a country where 3.4% of the population descend directly from one of the 86 indigenous ethnicities that have been recognised by the national government, I thought it would be interesting to share in this blog some of the magic and mystery behind these groups and their beliefs regarding water.

Before you start thinking you will be reading over 86 stories I must let you know that in this particular blog that won’t be the case (sad eh!). You will only be reading three very small stories that I happen to find highly captivating.

Freshwater and Citizen Science: A Research Hackathon

It’s been a while since I wrote! For which I am quite ashamed. However, I’m pleased to say that for the most part it is with good reason as we have been extremely busy relaunching the FWW platform, carrying out research using the data the FWW community has collected (see: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00489697/vsi/10LXJ6J513J, and a second special issue on its way), and looking ahead to see how FWW can better meet user requirements amongst other things.

Why I love wetlands

Wetlands not wastelands.  

Wetlands are great and the foundation of life.  They also provide me with great enployement oppourtuities.

Are you thinking Bio-security when you FeshWater Watch sample? This free on line Leeds University course will help you

FreshWater Watch Citizen Scientists may visit only one site or could monitor several sites a day or a week, have you ever thought that you might be putting your site at risk by transferring Non Native Invasive Species between these sites?

Are you thinking Bio-security when you FeshWater Watch sample? This free on line Leeds University course will help you

FreshWater Watch Citizen Scientists may visit only one site or could monitor several sites a day or a week, have you ever thought that you might be putting your site at risk by transferring Non Native Invasive Species between these sites?

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