Content to: Land ecosystems

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.

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?

Can Video Game Hardware Help Climate Research? Nvidia to Create a ‘Digital Twin’ of Earth

The manufacturer of graphics cards wants to use its know-how to recreate the Earth in a digital simulation on a unprecedented one metre scale.

RESET Recommends: 10 Hand-Picked Big Impact Fundraising Projects for 2021

Struggling with a gift idea this Christmas? Why not donate to one of these innovative good causes?

How AI Can Advance Sustainable Logging and Cut Back on Deforestation

Trees are essential to our environment, but they're also a much needed building material. A German team is looking to use AI and data to create more sustainable forestry.

COP26: Too Little, But Not Too Late

First, the good news: When it comes to fighting climate change, we’ve made more progress than ever. Now the stark reality: It’s nowhere near enough.

New Forensic Tools Can Spot Illegally Traded Exotic Birds with a Single Feather

Animals which are critically endangered in the wild, are becoming increasingly common sights in pet markets around the world. New tools may help the authorities separate the captive-bred from those snatched from the wild.

Mapbiomas: The Project Tracking 35 Years of Amazonian Deforestation

By utilising Google's powerful Earth Engine, a Brazilian project is efficiently generating the data needed for policymakers to make better decisions about the environment.