WWF'S Walrus From Space Project Seeks Volunteer 'Walrus Detectives'
Researchers are asking for volunteer 'walrus detectives' to spot walruses from space
If you're concerned about the effect of climate change on the Arctic's wildlife now you have a way to get involved from your own home by signing up to be what the World Wildlife Fund has described as a "walrus detective."
The WWF and British Antarctic Survey are hoping to track the number of Atlantic and Laptev walruses over five years to find out just how much climate change may be affecting the population, and they're hoping for the public's help. Those who participate in the Walrus From Space project will be tasked with one simple objective: spotting walruses from space.
Satellites will routinely capture photos across Russia, Greenland, Norway and Canada over five years and those photos …
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