iMammalia reaches new horizons thank to the support of European citizens

The friendly-use mobile app recently achieved 10,000 observations on wild mammals in a record period Since the implementation of MammalNet project (www.mammalnet.com) in October 2019 (a project funded by EFSA), participating volunteers have registered observations of European mammal species all over the continent. The project was first stablished in 4 pilot Countries: Croatia, Germany, Poland, … Read more

Climate change threatening seals

Climate change threatens our oceans and many of the species that inhabit them.  Seals share the marine and terrestrial environment during their life cycle and are therefore affected by changes in both environments.  In fact, neither the rarest nor the most abundant seal species are spared from the climate threat. Do you know why? Some … Read more

Feral American mink: a new pawn of the COVID game

Alien (non-native) species are a long-time problem that the scientific community is facing since the Bern Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats in 1979. However, a few months ago a specific alien species got even more popular, by ending under the COVID-19 spotlights. That is, the American mink (Neovison vison). This … Read more

Moving forward together on increasing our knowledge of European mammals

Progress of Mammalnet project during 2020 We all remember 2020 as a very difficult year due to the effects of this pandemic, which presented us with new challenges.  But we believe we will also remember this year because it has allowed us to reassess the value of nature and biodiversity for our own survival and … Read more

Advances with iMammalia app

During the last year we have made some improvements in iMammalia app, and many others are planned to incorporate new mammal species and countries from other regions of Europe. So, hopelly,  many more citizen scientists will contribute to improve the knowledge and conservation of European mammals. Sharing records at GBIF  We have already shared almost … Read more

Advances with MammalWeb app

During 2020 a series of improvements have been made in MammalWeb app that allows to improve the experience of the participants. More than 50,000 sequences have been uploaded to the MammalNet project on MammalWeb app from different regions of Europe, such as Germany, Hungary, Poland, Spain, Portugal, Croatia, Ireland. Many of them are waiting to … Read more

Wildlife in cities, more noticed than ever.

Collage image of a wolf next to a big city These days of confinement we are living due to the expansion of COVID-19, we have received some videos and images of wild animals. “They have taken the streets” we can read in various articles and posts on social networks. People, accustomed to the hustle and bustle … Read more

European Mammals on Maps

The European Mammal Foundation has launched its new long term and large-scale project, European Mammals on Maps, and calls for Crowd Donations to help reach its goals. The project is managed by a Steering Group of 11 professional scientists and conservation managers, coordinating the work of the National Coordinators in 42 countries. The National Coordinators … Read more

ENETWILD Workshop At IUGB 34th Conference

The IUGB (International Union of Game Biologists) is an international non-profit organisation whose aims are to promote the improvement of knowledge about game biology and any other skill related to wildlife, such as wise use of animal populations and the conservation of their habitats. IUGB is also a platform that allows networking between its Members. … Read more