What do lipstick, detergent and instant noodles have in common? They all contain palm oil. Half of every packaged product stocking supermarket shelves can be traced back to a ruthless…
Articles by Sue Palminteri
“Across Africa, illegal killing and trade in wildlife, especially of iconic species such as elephants and rhinos, has now reached crisis proportions. Illicit wildlife trafficking now comprises the fourth largest…
In the eighth grade, at an age most boys spend their time outside school watching sports and playing videogames, Kalev Leetaru was delving into large-scale web mining and founding his first web company. With…
Handheld, palm-sized, lightweight DNA preparation and sequencing devices are coming your way soon.
The United Nations/Kenya Conference on Space Technology and Applications for Wildlife Management and Protecting Biodiversity aims to expand the use of space technology in conservation.
Annually, approximately 100 million sharks are killed by commercial fisheries. Coupled with climate change and a decrease of food supply from overfishing, some shark populations are teetering on the edge…
The real-time wildlife sighting app, Latest Sightings, can help to link a global community of wildlife enthusiasts and promote conservation one “ting” at a time.
Since its founding, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) has been on the forefront of conservation science, and in recent years the group has been applying remote sensing, mobile phone technologies,…
Beer may have a bad rep among carb-fearing ab-chiseling fitness fans, but it could now be better for the environment than it was before. Well, at least the new kind…
A new set of eyes is keeping watch over tiger reserves across India. They're electronic, but they seem to have hawk-like observational faculties. And they may be related to how…
Global Forest Watch enables you to monitor tree cover and forest change for your region of interest in a free online platform.
Timber tracking tech helps governments and business trace movements of wood products and verify their timber supply chains.
Invented independently by a US game bird farmer, a young African herder and an Australian sheep farmer, disruptive lights can dissuade lions and other predators from attacking livestock.
Inspiration: 10 novel ways to use drones for conservation
The iSpot web application helps further biodiversity knowledge by connecting users interested in identifying the species they capture in photos.
Light, long-lasting and low-cost: the technology needs of field conservationists and wildlife researchers
Results of an assessment of the technology needs of front-line conservationists and researchers that informs wildtech.mongabay.com
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Deep in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains, with peaks that soar over 18,000 feet over the Colombian coast, the Kogi people live on roughly six million isolated from…
Satellite analysis reveals tiger habitats are more intact than expected; an area large enough to double the wild tiger population remains
A field biologist explains how conservation dogs enhance our ability to understand and protect wild species.
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