Biodiversity game app

Inspired by games like Pokemon Go, new apps are entering the world, where the real magical creatures of the planet are the main characters

Using phones to document and learn about biodiversity

Illustration and text Frits Ahlefeldt,

New phone apps use the trend from online phone games like Pokemon Go or Harry Potter, where people are using the phones to search the landscapes for magical creatures that can be seen through the screen. In the biodiversity apps the difference is that here the creatures are real and are the biodiversity we share our planet with

Inaturalist – Seek – One of the best examples of this new trend is the Seek game from world spanning biodiversity and citizen platform – Their game is called Seek and can be downloaded for both Android and Iphone:

See the biodiversity app here – Seek

Bidiversity game drawing

My drawing / concept and design sketch of how a biodiversity search platform could look:

Illustration of phone with pokemon like biodiversity game on it. Biodiversity drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt
Game to both learn about, capture and share information about biodiversity

Texted version of the drawing:

Illustration of hands holding a phone with a biodiversity game app on it. Citizen Science drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt
Drawing for a Pokemon Go like biodiversity finding phone app

Keywords: CitizenScience, Citizen science, co-creation, volunteer, pokemon, phone, games, app, biodiversity, wildlife, endangered species, android, iphone,

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