Our next Data4Wildlife Conservation Hero – is award-winning Brazilian conservationist, Dr. Patrícia Medici. A TED Fellow and Speaker, she has also been recognized with several conservation leadership awards from organizations like the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, the Future For Nature Foundation, the Whitley Fund for Nature and the Durrell Institute of Conservation... Continue Reading →
During the ZACC 2018 conference, I had the opportunity to chat with several “conservation superheroes” to learn more about their view on the value of data to wildlife conservation. Each story will feature our video interview with the hero and more about their work and the species they are focused on. First up is Murthy... Continue Reading →
Katie Kisner of Florida Aquarium talks about her career as an aquarium registrar I vaguely remember my father keeping aquariums of fish as a child, but I didn’t really know much about the aquarium world before this year. My daughter got an axolotl over the summer, and I’ve been amazed to see how much... Continue Reading →
After a wonderful 19 year journey with IBM, I started a new chapter with Species360 in early July. During my last year with IBM, I had the opportunity to work on some fascinating cognitive big data projects focused on sustainability. I led a team to prototype a climate action advisor tool leveraging IBM Watson, wrote... Continue Reading →
Scott Citino of White Oak Conservation talks about Sumatran rhinos, Okapis and more I thought about becoming a vet when I was a child but quickly gave up the idea when faced with dissecting a frog in high school. So my knowledge about what vets actually do on a day-to-day basis is pretty limited. When... Continue Reading →
Dr. Dalia Conde’s incredible journey from wildlife biology to zoo data champion I met Dr. Dalia Conde for the first time in July at our staff retreat in Minnesota. Her personality is as big as her passion for her work. Picture a biologist who has tagged jaguars in the rainforest, a conservation scientist advocating the... Continue Reading →
I recently read a GreenBiz article by Erin Biba about how AI is helping to advance environmental science in a new field called "computational sustainability". The idea is that combining the massive amounts of information and data generated about the earth with a computer's ability to learn and discover patterns will help scientists and policy-makers... Continue Reading →
This month, Blogger Beat brings you Bill Chamberlin, a tech horizon watcher. Use caution when reading - his enthusiasm for the Internet of Things might be contagious.