Apply to implement a project on engaging citizens to document the biodiversity crisis!

Jul 13, 2023Blog

“Wild eyes – Biodiversity crisis knowledge”


Are you an NGO, a social engagement group or a science organisation aiming to increase collective knowledge and connect local on the spot-evidence of biodiversity change with scientists?  

ACCTING is funding 10 innovative projects on specific topics that have high potential to reduce or prevent inequalities and negative impacts related to the Green Deal on poorer, marginalised and vulnerable groups. Up to €32,000 per pilot will be awarded – subject to costs motivation from applying parties – for projects which should last up to 12 months. The call for organisations to implement these projects is open until 8. September 2023.  

The pilot action Wild eyes – Biodiversity crisis knowledge – Engaging citizens to document the biodiversity crisis aims to initiate a citizen science engagement and awareness campaign, with the primary objective of activating and encouraging participants to gather evidence of biodiversity change. Through this collective sharing of experiences and recognition, the campaign aims to empower individuals to develop a fact-based solution that has a positive impact on biodiversity. Furthermore, Wild Eyes emphasizes the importance of inclusivity, striving to involve and uplift vulnerable groups. 

To be eligible, applicants must be located in the European Union or in one of the Horizon Europe Associated Countries. 

For this specific call, we are looking for NGOs, but also social groups and science groups with an expertise related to biodiversity. Applicants must make sure they will have the necessary expertise or possible access to expertise, including: 

  • Applicants can demonstrate that they combine expertise related to biodiversity;  
  • and the mastering of relevant technical solutions and methods (web-platform or other tools envisaged in a proposal).  
  • Core competences with the social engagement process and the co-development with relevant groups have to be listed. 
 Read the call details and application procedure

projects on the Pilot actions page, in areas such as Energy, Mobility and Food.  

Don’t miss out on this chance to make a difference! Apply now and let’s shape a safer future together!

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