WildTech.mongabay.com, a joint initiative of Mongabay, RESOLVE’s Biodiversity and Wildlife Solutions program, and the World Resources Institute (WRI), intends to help accelerate the flow of information among scientists, forest and wildlife managers, technology innovators, and interested groups and catalyze the development and application of technologies for forest and wildlife conservation.
This news site and online hub will bring you stories of the innovative use of emerging and existing technologies in the field and facilitate the interaction of these groups to solve conservation challenges, in hopes of bringing the most promising solutions to scale. We aim to make information on relevant technology options for research, conservation, and management easily accessible to a global audience and encourage you to share your experiences with various tools and techniques that may help others.
Why you should participate
The WildTech online hub serves as a space for the exchange of information, ideas, and expertise. Your participation in discussions and information sharing will greatly improve and broaden our reach and knowledge base. We invite you to become an active member of this community and help us build a worldwide network of tech innovators and conservationists.
How you can participate
— Join the community. Sign-up for free account to post comments and responses in the forum.
— Take part in the forum. Pose a question to the WildTech community to start a discussion, or respond to one in an existing thread.
— Submit story ideas. Have an interesting idea for us to write about? Let us know via wildtech [at] mongabay.com.
— Become a content contributor. Have an article you’d like to contribute? Send it to wildtech [at] mongabay.com. Be sure to check out our submissions guidelines first.
— Follow us on social media. Stay up-to-date and connected with us through Facebook and Twitter.
— Sign up for our newsletter. Receive weekly email newsletter summaries of the latest news on WildTech.
— Donate. Show your support for WildTech’s work with a tax-deductible donation.
— Become a funding partner. Maintaining the flow of content and upkeep of the website is our long-term commitment. Support our efforts by becoming a funding partner.
About the partners
Mongabay.com seeks to raise interest in and appreciation of wild lands and wildlife, while examining the impact of emerging trends in climate, technology, economics, and finance on conservation and development.
RESOLVE’s Biodiversity and Wildlife Solutions program facilitates novel, collaborative processes, which identify and apply innovative science and technology to improve the monitoring and protection of Earth’s biodiversity. Building on RESOLVE’S convening expertise, BWS connects conservationists with tech leaders, provides a forum for discussion and action to promote biodiversity conservation, and improves the spatial analysis of global biodiversity information.
The World Resources Institute is a global research organization that works with governments, businesses and civil society to sustain our natural resources—the foundation of economic opportunity and human well-being. WRI’s Forest Legality program aims to improve forest governance and biodiversity conservation by supporting and promoting the rapid development, deployment and uptake of technologies that enable detection of illegal logging activities and greater transparency in forest product supply chains.