The Citizen Science Press Room is the online resource for journalists to learn about the research, activities, and events related to the Lab's citizen science programs. The Cornell Lab of Ornithology citizen science projects partner with individuals, families, local communities, and organizations across the nation. Citizen science projects contribute to the study of birds and conservation research at the Lab.
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Children and Nature: Beyond the benefits to birds and science, citizen science benefits participants. “Nature is not merely an amenity; it is critical to healthy human development and functioning,” says Nancy Wells, Cornell University assistant professor of design and environmental analysis. Her studies find that a view of nature through the window or access to the environment in any way improves a child’s cognitive functioning and reduces the negative effects of stress on the child’s psychological well-being. Wells says when children spend time with nature early in life it carries over to their adult attitudes and behavior toward the environment.
Press Releases: Get the latest press releases with updates and new information on citizen science projects. To view all CLO press releases: Click for Press Releases. You can also click a link in Citizen Science Press to the left.
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