Cassie Freund was recently featured in a radio interview with the CBC. She studies Tropical Forest Ecology and Biodiversity. Cassie recently published a very popular article at “Massive Science” titled “What Pokemon GO can teach Conservationists about Public Engagement” (reference: link)
Cassie talks about Pokemon GO’s massive popularity and some ideas to leverage similar “gamification” toward public engagement and citizen science.
Click here to visit CBC and listen to her interview: http://www.cbc.ca/radio/spark/388-pokemon-go-for-ecologists-fake-videos-and-more-1.4569277/what-wildlife-conservationists-can-learn-from-pokemon-go-1.4569292