News in: Biodiversity

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Could Solar Help Save the Bees?

While we need pollinators to help germinate the things we like to eat, they actually don’t need us. Insects were doing just fine for thousands of years without humanity in their way - but now, with their numbers in decline, the search is on to find new ways of protecting them and their vital ecosystems. Read on

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Google's Facial Recognition AI Helps Identify Endangered Species in the Wild - and Their Poachers

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. Read on