Open Air Laboratories gets you close to nature with national surveys and our community scientist network

West London pupils joined OPAL scientists to learn about the importance of bees and other pollinators.

Help scientists track the spread of this slimy invader in the UK.

Vanessa Barber shares some highlights from the first year of the Polli:Nation survey.

Spring is here and our OPAL community have sprung into action! Here are some of the fantastic photos you've shared with us on so far this year.

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The OPAL partnership is led by Imperial College London and includes:

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