Content to: Land ecosystems

New AI and Image Recognition Software Can Detect How Animals are Feeling

The ability for machine learning algorithms to analyse huge amounts of information are making them indispensable tools for conservation research.

Introducing the Climate Solutions Inspired by Nature

From sensors inspired by dandelion seeds, to sensors installed on the heads of seals. Sometimes nature itself provides the inspiration for modern environmental technology.

Dandelion Seeds Inspire Lightweight Sensors for Mass Networks

Setting up sensor networks can be expensive and time consuming. A new project from the University of Washington has turned to nature for solutions.

Building, but Sustainably: Can a Digitally-Enabled Reforestation Project Restructure the Construction Sector?

Concrete, aluminium and steel are not the most sustainable building materials - especially in warm, humid climates. A reforestation project now aims to combine the ecological, economic and social components of sustainability in the construction sector.

Wild Earth: Can Cleaner NFTs Provide Funding for Online Animal Stars?

More and more NGOs are turning to NFTs as a form of longterm funding. However, controversy is often not far behind.

How Collaring Cheetahs Reduced Human-Wildlife Conflict in Namibia

Namibia is home to one of the world's last remaining cheetah populations. But for years, cheetahs have decimated livestock herds, leading to a bloody human-wildlife conflict that further threatened the already vulnerable species. New technology and insights are helping to keep the two sides separated.

Predictive Software Tracks Endangered Bears By Understanding How and When They Move.

Tracking Italy's mysterious Marsican bear with radio transmitters poses many challenges. But new software can predict where they with the minimum of data.

Artificial Intelligence – Can We Save our Planet with Computing Power?

Artificial intelligence has long since solved complex tasks and made our everyday lives easier. But do intelligent computer programmes also provide new solutions for environmental and climate protection?

Rainforest Alert: Combining Technology With Indigenous Rights to Help Protect the Amazon

Satellites have long been used to monitor deforestation, but how can that data be used to actively create results on the ground?