• Citizen scientists from three continents help discover a new, giant slug from Europe

    11 days ago - By Phys.org

    You might think that Europe is so well studied that no large animals remain undiscovered. Yet today, a new species of giant keelback slug from Montenegro was announced in the open-access Biodiversity Data Journal. The animal, as big as a medium-sized carrot, was discovered on a citizen-science expedition and jointly described by its participants.
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  • Discovering new plant and fungi species

    11 days ago - By Phys.org

    There is so much we still don't know about native species in Australia and New Zealand. Best estimates suggest that we have yet to discover and name some 70% of the life living around us.
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