Wildtech News

10 top conservation tech innovations from 2017

Technology is changing how we investigate and protect planet Earth. The increased portability and reduced cost of data collection and synthesis tools, for instance — from visual and acoustic sensors…

Counting tigers on smartphones

India’s upcoming All India Tiger Estimation 2018 (read PDF here) is all set to go hi-tech. The plan is to digitize data records with the help of an Android mobile application…

An early warning system for locating forest loss

A satellite-based alert system can now detect fine-scale deforestation in near-real time, enabling managers or rangers in tropical forests to respond to early stages of deforestation. Anyone can now register…
The Amazon rainforest along southeastern Peru's Tambopata River, seen from above.

Crowdsourcing the forest for the trees

A pair of drones and the efforts of nearly 3,000 volunteers have helped scientists carry out a detailed study of the trees within a 400-hectare (1,000-acre) patch of the Amazon,…
The Amazon rainforest along southeastern Peru's Tambopata River, seen from above.
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