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.
Adopting animals to aid conservation is nothing new. However, a nature conservancy in the Seychelles is taking the concept even further - and bringing it into the 21st century. They have used the power of the blockchain to create the world’s first ‘digital species’.
Gamification means not only fun, but helps birdwatchers to be a bird-song singing hero starting from square one, so as to imitate the sounds, melodies and pitches in a visualised and auditory way.