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A satellite-based system for the observation of animals can assist in researching infectious diseases, forecasting natural disasters and protecting species.
In the absence of humans, are animals really reclaiming nature? Researchers issue a rallying call for global collaboration on high-tech wildlife tracking.
Blockchain isn't only set to shake up our financial system – it could also help reduce bureaucracy, make supply chains more transparent and fight corruption around the world.
Initially developed for military purposes, satellites are these days being used more and more frequently in the fields of enviromental protection and humanitarian aid, opening up completely new possibilities in the fight against illegal logging, epidemics, environmental pollution and facilitating in monitoring and protecting endangered species. But what do satellites actually do and how is their data used? Can they really be helpful as environmental and development aids?
Citizen engagement coupled with technology is helping to usher in a new age of conflict reporting, tracking and mitigating.