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Chimp and See

This opportunity takes place between 08 Jan 2020 and 20 Jun 2020.

Virtual Volunteering Role to watch videos to help the Max Planck Institute learn about chimps and humans. For this project, they have collected nearly 7,000 hours of footage, reflecting various chimpanzee habitats, from camera traps in 15 countries across Africa. By scanning the videos from these traps and identifying the types of species and activity that you see, you’ll help them to understand the lives of these apes—their behaviours, relationships, and environments—and to extrapolate new ideas about human origins.

Benefits to others

In addition to helping better understand cultural evolution, this project will also document wildlife populations and biodiversity in these areas. It is hoped that drawing attention to a great many of these sites will improve conservation.

Training available

Please read the online instructions, under 'Get Started' before you.....get started. The FAQs give helpful notes too.

Transport details

Not needed!
  • Areas of InterestAnalytics, Animals and Wildlife, Environmental and Conservation, Virtual Volunteering
  • Activities I Like To DoAdministration, Analyse Data, Gardening and Conservation, General Help, Research Project, Virtual Volunteering

Employability skills

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