Name of the organization/project in the original language: 
Earthwatch Institute
Name of the organization/project in English: 
Earthwatch Institute
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Please indicate the mandate/goals/activities of your organization/project.: 
EarthWatch engages people worldwide in scientific field research and education to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment.
How are you performing research on Citizen Science, taking part in Citizen Science activities and/or supporting Citizen Science?: 
We enable communication among participants and researchers
Name of Citizen Science Project: 
FreshWater Watch
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Brief description of project: 
FreshWater Watch is a global citizen scientist project, started in 2012, investigating the health of the world’s freshwater ecosystems. The main parameters measured are nitrates, phosphates, bank vegetation, wildlife presence, pollution sources, water level, water colour, presence of algae, and turbidity.