Name of the organization/project in the original language:
Leibniz-Institut für Gewässerökologie und Binnenfischerei (IGB)
Name of the organization/project in English:
Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries
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Please indicate the mandate/goals/activities of your organization/project.:
IGB is an independent and interdisciplinary research centre dedicated to the creation, dissemination, and application of knowledge about freshwater ecosystems. Working in close partnership with the scientific community (universities, research institutes), government agencies, as well as the private sector, guarantees the development of innovative solutions to the most pressing challenges facing freshwater ecosystems and human societies.
How are you performing research on Citizen Science, taking part in Citizen Science activities and/or supporting Citizen Science?:
IGB was a pioneer in developing Citizen Science formats in the research field of light pollution and we are actually implementing a citizen science strategy to support and pool the activities within the institute. The goal is to identify new subjects for CS in the field of freshwater ecology.