Facial recognition tech is the latest tool in the fight against poaching, with London Zoo embarking on a new trial which could drastically improve conservation efforts.
A new project, developed in collaboration with Google, will use machine learning and image recognition software to identify and catalogue animals snapped by remote motion-sensitive camera traps.
Smartphones have been a wonderful development for the world in many ways, but not so for the environment.
Smartphones haven't been made to last under our everyday usage, both in terms of hardware wearing out, and software support abruptly ending for still competent yet older devices.
The solar-powered WADI tells communities when their water is safe to drink, reducing illness and carbon emissions at the same time.
For around 660 million people in Africa, Asia and Latin America, access to fresh, clean water is not something they can take for granted, with communities often needing to take extra steps to ensure their drinking water is thoroughly disinfected.