An initiative of Earthwatch Institute

ClimateWatch App for iPhone/Android

Calling all ClimateWatchers!

We have recently upgraded the app so that you can have a seamless user-friendly experience.
Update registration details: Upon your next log in, you may be prompted to update your registration details. We’d like to remind all our ClimateWatch users that no contact information or personal details (age, gender etc.) other than names will be disclosed to the Atlas of Living Australia or publically through ClimateWatch. Please feel free to reach the ClimateWatch Privacy Policy here.


Thank you again for your patience with upgrades to ClimateWatch! If you come across any issues please don’t hesitate to contact us at


Links to ClimateWatch apps:

  • The new Android ClimateWatch app can be downloaded from the Google Play store.
  • The new iOS ClimateWatch app can be downloaded from the iTunes Store
When the new app is installed on your mobile device, you will need to log in once again. Take a note of your registered email address now (under My Account | Settings). If you can’t remember your password, you can always reset it here:  
What changes are happening in the redevelopment of ClimateWatch?          
  • Improved ClimateWatch mobile apps 
  • Improved ClimateWatch website
  • A more focused species monitoring list of 105 species
  • New ClimateWatch trails across Australia
  • New educational resources for teaching climate change in secondary schools
  • Improved user engagement with ClimateWatch data, including cutting edge species distribution maps


ClimateWatch is the best way to record the seasonal behaviour you see in plants and animals, and help scientists understand how Australia’s environment is responding to climate change.Using the FREE ClimateWatch iPhone/Android app you can record your observations anywhere, in real time, even if you have a poor mobile signal. Through GPS, date and time stamps you can accurately record while bushwalking, at the beach or in the local park.






  • Easy to use interface
  • Ability to record your sightings even with poor mobile signal
  • Your location, date and time are recorded with each sighting
  • Take a photo and submit with your record
  • Species information - what to record, where, when and why
  • Species images to help you identify plants and animals
  • Bird, frog and mammal calls to help you identify animals
  • View your account details and sightings



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