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Can AI Computing Let Us ‘Talk’ to Sperm Whales?

A multi-disciplined project is using machine learning to decode the complex calls of sperm whales. Will we soon be able to 'talk' with them?

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Digital Reset – New Report Calls for Fundamental Realignment of Digital Technologies

Digitalization, as it currently stands, exacerbates ecological and social crises. But digital technologies also offer the opportunity to put all sectors on a sustainable course. The report "Digital Reset" by TU Berlin and the Einstein Center Digital Future, shows how this can be achieved.

Open Source AI Platform Calculates the Carbon Within Every Individual Tree

Many national governments lack the tools, or will, to accurately assess their reforestation efforts. CTrees is a platform aiming to provide transparency and accountability.

Wireless AI Sensors Can Give Ultra-Early Warnings of Growing Wildfires

If wildfire can be caught early, they are much easier to tackle. Networked AI sensors are providing the tools to give fire crews a head start.

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.