Help NASA save coral reefs by playing this video game

Our coral reefs are an important part of the environment. However, they have sadly suffered because of different anthropogenic activities. With this, NASA has launched a video game that can help save the world’s coral reefs. (ALSO READ: NASA launches website that shows picture the Hubble Telescope took on your birthday) NeMO-Net is a video game […]

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help nasa save coral reefs by playing this video game - Help NASA save coral reefs by playing this video game

Our coral reefs are an important part of the environment. However, they have sadly suffered because of different anthropogenic activities. With this, NASA has launched a video game that can help save the world’s coral reefs.

(ALSO READ: NASA launches website that shows picture the Hubble Telescope took on your birthday)

NeMO-Net is a video game that allows you to help save coral reefs by identifying and classifying corals that are in our oceans to better understand these ecosystems. Over the years, NASA has collected several images of the ocean floor, and they need your help to identify them.

Ne Mo net nasa coral reef game - Help NASA save coral reefs by playing this video game

Image/nasa.gov

According to NASA principal investigator Ved Chirayath, “NeMO-Net leverages the most powerful force on this planet: not a fancy camera or a supercomputer, but people.” He adds, “Anyone, even a first grader, can play this game and sort through these data to help us map one of the most beautiful forms of life we know of.”

(ALSO READ: Isla Creations: This Local Sunscreen Brand is Coral-Friendly)

NeMo-Net is now available for download on the Apple App Store to play on iOS devices and Mac computers, with a forthcoming release for Android systems.


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