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Resource TypeResource NameDescription of ResourceLink to ResourceDeveloper / Creator / LeadCity / StateCountryTags / Keywords
AcademiaACCURATE projectACoustic CUe RATEs; aims to deliver comprehensive, quantitative synthesis of current state of knowledge on acoustic cue rates & cue stability for marine mammal density estimation from passive acousticshttps://accurate.st-andrews.ac.uk/Tiago Marques, University of St AndrewsSt AndrewsScotlandbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
marine/aquatic
AcademiaArtportalencitizen science portal for Swedish flora & fauna observations/identificationshttps://www.artportalen.se/Swedish Agricultural University (SLU)citizen science
education
images
software
video
AcademiaAtriya Sen's Labresearch includes AI for taxonomic analysis & mapping, AI for sustainability & bioinformaticshttps://www.uno.edu/profile/faculty/atriya_senAtriya Sen, University of New OrleansNew Orleans, LouisianaUSAacademic lab
AI/ML
education
AcademiaBelongie Labresearch in Computer Vision & Machine Learning, exploring problem areas including fine-grained analysis of multimodal data, self-supervised learning, 2D/3D generative models & augmented realityhttps://www.belongielab.org/Serge Belongie, University of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmarkacademic lab
AI/ML
education
images
video
AcademiaBenno Simmons's Labresearch includes AI for bioacoustics, camera traps, remote sensing & ecological network analysis, especially as distributions shift under climate changehttps://www.bennosimmons.com/Benno Simmons, University of ExeterExeter, EnglandUKacademic lab
AI/ML
bioacoustics
camera trap
climate
education
images
remote sensing
software
video
AcademiaBerkeley AI Research Climate Initiativedeveloping methods, benchmarks, and software frameworks for integrating Observational, Multimodal, and Multiscale (OMMS) data sources with machine learning libraries; projects include algal bloom detection, animal re-identification in camera traps; NumS; snowhttps://ai-climate.berkeley.edu/Berkeley, CaliforniaUnited Statesacademic lab
AI/ML
climate
data analysis/viz
geospatial
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
AcademiaBoettiger Groupresearch includes ecological forecasting & decision making under uncertainty, conservation & natural resource management, applying deep reinforcement learning for conservation decisionshttps://www.carlboettiger.info/Carl Boettiger, UC BerkeleyBerkeley, CaliforniaUSAacademic lab
AI/ML
climate
education
AcademiaCenter for AI in Societyresearching ideas about how AI can be used to tackle societal problems (conservation & sustainability being one, also disaster planning)https://cais.usc.edu/Bistra Dilkina, Eric Rice, Univ of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles, CaliforniaUSAacademic lab
AI/ML
data analysis/viz
AcademiaCenter for Conservation Bioacousticsmakers of Swift (terrestrial passive acoustics) & Rockhopper (marine passive acoustics) recorders, plus Raven software (for bioacoustic analysis) https://www.birds.cornell.edu/ccb/technology/Holger Klinck, Laurel B. Symes, Cornell UniversityIthaca, New YorkUSAacademic lab
bioacoustics
data analysis/viz
data management
education
hardware
marine/aquatic
software
terrestrial
AcademiaCenter for Global Discovery & Conservation Sciencecollection of research labs at Arizona State University; research includes coral reef conservation technology, mitigating & adapting to climate change, spectral imaginghttps://gdcs.asu.edu/Greg Asner, Arizona State UniversityHilo, Hawai'i, Phoenix, ArizonaUSAacademic lab
climate
data analysis/viz
data management
drones/AUV's
education
geospatial
images
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
AcademiaCenter for Research on Computation and Societylab research includes PAWS, ML for conservation with UAVs, illegal smuggling & global wildlife tradehttps://crcs.seas.harvard.edu/Millind Tambe, HarvardCambridge, MassachusettsUSAacademic lab
AI/ML
camera trap
data management
drones/AUV's
education
local capacity building
software
tracking/telemetry
wildlife crime prevention
AcademiaCentre for Statistics in Ecology, the Environment & Conservationdevelop methods that link data analysis & modelling to conservation planning & management; provide hub connecting statisticians & biologists; projects include climate change modelling, ranger-collected data analysis, population change in marine predators; hosts large online stats toolbox educational resourcehttp://www.seec.uct.ac.za/University of Cape TownCape TownSouth Africaacademic lab
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
data management
education
events
marine/aquatic
terrestrial
AcademiaChuck Stewart's Labacademic lab applying computer vision techniques to a variety of environmental monitoring challenges - motion analysis, re-identification, 3-D reconstruction & continual curation of data; advisor for computer vision research at WildMehttps://science.rpi.edu/computer-science/faculty/chuck-stewartChuck Stewart, Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroy, New YorkUSAacademic lab
AI/ML
camera trap
data analysis/viz
data management
education
geospatial
images
tracking/telemetry
video
AcademiaComputational Vision Laboratoryfocused on computer vision, fine-grained categorization, object tracking & re-identification; project "Visipedia" produced iNaturalist & Merlin Bird ID to to identify species of plants & animals from photoshttp://www.vision.caltech.edu/Pietro Perona, California Tech UnivPasadena, CaliforniaUSAacademic lab
AI/ML
citizen science
data analysis/viz
eDNA/genetics
education
images
mobile app
software
terrestrial
AcademiaComputer Vision Group at University of Jenaresearch includes species identification, individual re-identification in images, & active learninghttps://www.inf-cv.uni-jena.de/denzler#cv-mlJoachim Denzler, University of JenaJenaGermanyacademic lab
AI/ML
data analysis/viz
education
images
AcademiaCREEM (Center for Research into Ecological & Environmental Modeling)research center developing & applying mathematical & statistical methods to practical problems in biology & conservation; host seminar series & workshops, online software repositorieshttps://www.creem.st-andrews.ac.uk/Dr. David Borchers, Dr. Catriona Harris, University of St. AndrewsSt Andrews, ScotlandUKacademic lab
bioacoustics
camera traps
data analysis/viz
drones/AUV's
education
events
images
marine/aquatic
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
AcademiaDavid Rolnick's Labresearch includes ML applied to climate change, biodiversity projects including species ID & remote sensing for ecosystem monitoringhttps://davidrolnick.com/David Rolnick, McGill University & MilaMontreal, QuebecCanadaacademic lab
AI/ML
climate
education
Academiadulogmaker of biologgers with focus on low-weight tags, logging proximity data between animals, miniaturized tags (<1 gram), configurable & customizable tags; remote data download options; tested mostly on batshttps://dulog.net/#Institute of Electronics Engineering, University of Erlangen-NurembergGermanydata-/bio-logging
hardware
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
AcademiaEcoVision Labmachine learning for environmental sciences & geosciences - including remote sensing & urban forestryhttps://prs.igp.ethz.ch/ecovision.htmlJan Dirk Wegner, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich (ETH Zürich)ZürichSwitzerlandacademic lab
AI/ML
climate
education
geospatial
images
remote sensing
AcademiaEnvironmental Computational Science and Earth Observation Labresearch on multimodal remote sensing, aerial censuses, species distribution modeling, environmental AI, makers of AIDE softwarehttps://www.epfl.ch/labs/eceo/Devis Tuia, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL)LausanneSwitzerlandacademic lab
AI/ML
climate
education
geospatial
images
remote sensing
software
AcademiaErmon Groupresearch applies AI & ML to sustainability, poverty mitigation, food security & renewable energyhttps://cs.stanford.edu/~ermon/website/Stefano Ermon, Stanford UniversityStanford, CaliforniaUSAacademic lab
AI/ML
education
geospatial
images
remote sensing
AcademiaFrants Jensen's Labresearch includes ML for cetacean communication, animal-bourne biologging tags, & anthropogenic noise effects on marine animalshttps://frantsjensen.weebly.com/Frants Jensen, Syracuse UniversitySyracuse, New YorkUSAacademic lab
AI/ML
bioacoustics
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
education
marine/aquatic
AcademiaGrant Hamilton's lablab focuses on conservation using drones, artificial intelligence, edge technology & advanced analytics; develops detection & aerial survey of animals (koala projects), detection of weeds, pests & invasiveshttps://research.qut.edu.au/environment/people/grant-hamilton/Grant Hamilton, Queensland University of TechnologyQueenslandAustraliaacademic lab
AI/ML
data analysis/viz
drones/AUV's
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
AcademiaHelsinki Lab of Interdisciplinary Conservation Scienceinterdisciplinary team with expertise in conservation science, geography, computer science, social sciences & economics; developing methods to investigate human-wildlife interactions & wildlife trade & to inform policy makinghttps://www2.helsinki.fi/en/researchgroups/helsinki-lab-of-interdisciplinary-conservation-scienceEnrico Di Minin, University of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinlandacademic lab
AI/ML
data analysis/viz
data management
education
local capacity building
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
AcademiaImageomics Institutecollaborative research, training, and community-facing environment for extracting existing & new biological traits from images of organisms, with the necessary cyber-, information, and model development infrastructure; developing machine learning tools to analyze animal imageryhttps://imageomics.osu.edu/Ohio State UniversityColumbus, OhioUnited StatesAI/ML
education
images
networking
software
AcademiaJetz Labresearch includes ML For species distribution/niche modeling, remote sensing, data synthesis, species interaction networkshttps://jetzlab.yale.edu/people/walter-jetzWalter Jetz, Yale UniversityNew Haven, ConnecticutUSAacademic lab
AI/ML
camera trap
data analysis/viz
education
geospatial
AcademiaKanazawa AI Research (KAIR) Labresearch includes animal modeling in 3D ("Three-D Safari"), pose estimation & analysishttp://people.eecs.berkeley.edu/~kanazawa/Angjoo Kanazawa, UC BerkeleyBerkeley, CaliforniaUSAacademic lab
AI/ML
data analysis/viz
education
images
tracking/telemetry
video
AcademiaKaren Joyce's Labremote sensing, aerial (UAV) monitoring; counting sea cucumbers & other indicators of oceanic/coastal environments for temporal ecosystem surveyshttps://www.kejoyce.com/Karen Joyce, James Cook UniversityTownsvilleAustraliaacademic lab
AI/ML
data management
drones/AUV's
education
geospatial
remote sensing
AcademiaMarine Geospatial Ecology Labfocus on data analysis, modeling linking biological, satellite & ocean observing data to develop analysis & visualization tools that inform marine management & conservation, maintain free, open-source geoprocessing toolbox (MGET) integrated with ArcGIS; run OBIS-SEAMAPhttps://mgel.env.duke.edu/Duke UniversityDurham, North CarolinaUSAacademic lab
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
marine/aquatic
open-source
remote sensing
software
tracking/telemetry
AcademiaMarine Landscape Ecology Labspecialize in the use of geospatial technologies & spatial analyses to study the relationship between habitat, disturbance & species distribution in marine communities; involved in regional Ocean Observing Stations https://csumb.edu/mlel/California State Univ-Monterey BayMonterey, CaliforniaUSAacademic lab
data analysis/viz
education
geospatial
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
AcademiaMIT Media Labinterdisciplinary research lab - relevant topics include sustainable cities & forest monitoringhttps://www.media.mit.edu/Dava Newman (directory), MITCambridge, MassachusettsUSAacademic lab
AI/ML
climate
education
geospatial
remote sensing
AcademiaNational Center for Ecological Analysis & Synthesis (NCEAS)do transformational research in data science that makes environmental data easier to locate, access, interpret & analyze; has educational resources - courses, mentorship, tutorials, data repository; work on ABC Tracker, CodeMeta, EarthCube GeoLink, Community Dynamics Toolboxhttps://www.nceas.ucsb.edu/University of California at Santa Barbara, Ben HalpernSanta Barbara, CaliforniaUnited Statesacademic lab (a research group at a university), data analysis/viz (visualization), data management, education, geospatial, remote sensing, software
AcademiaOisin Mac Aodha's Labresearch includes "Shazam for Bats"; work on fine-grained image analysis as part of the team that developed the iNaturalist Challenge Datasets & self supervised monocular depth estimation (Monodepth)https://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/omacaod/Oisin Mac Aodha, University of EdinburghEdinburgh, ScotlandUKacademic lab
AI/ML
bioacoustics
camera trap
education
images
terrestrial
AcademiaPredator-Prey Ecology lablong-term studies of interactions between forest predators & prey; their demography, spatial ecology, occupancy & resource selection using passive bioacoustics, camera trapping & mark-recapturehttps://www.damonlesmeister.com/Damon Lesmeister, Oregon State UniversityCorvallis, OregonUnited Statesacademic lab
bioacoustics
camera traps
terrestrial
AcademiaRebecca Hutchinson's Labresearch includes species distribution modeling, occupancy modelling using ML; methods for analyzing species interaction networkshttp://web.engr.oregonstate.edu/~rah/Rebecca Hutchinson, Oregon State UniversityCorvallis, OregonUSAacademic lab
AI/ML
citizen science
education
images
AcademiaSandin Conservation Tech Labdevelop data collection & analytical pipelines for large-area imaging of coral reefs; houses Center for Environmental Imaging-software consulting firm providing 3D image-based modeling of large-scale environmentshttps://sandinlab.ucsd.edu/conservation-technology/Stuart Sandin, Univ of California-San Diego & Scripps Oceanographic InstituteSan Diego, CaliforniaUSAacademic lab
consulting
data analysis/viz
education
geospatial
images
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
AcademiaSchmidt Center for Data Science & Environmentunifying the power of data, computing & environmental science; building tangible, replicable & accessible solutions to problems compromising the health of our environmenthttps://ds4e.berkeley.edu/University of California, BerkeleyBerkeley, CaliforniaUnited Statesdata analysis/viz
data management
AcademiaScripps Whale Acoustic Labdevelop new acoustic instrumentation & analytical approaches to improve our understanding of the ecology of marine animals & impact of anthropogenic sounds on them; 3-D tracking, bioacoustics projects; makers of Triton bioacoustic analysis MATLAB packagehttps://www.cetus.ucsd.edu/index.htmlScriScripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, Marine Bioacoustics Research CollaborativeLa Jolla, CaliforniaUnited Statesbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
data management
marine/aquatic
software
tracking/telemetry
AcademiaShima Abadi's Labresearch includes understanding ambient ocean noise, community science annotations, animal bioacoustics, graph signal processinghttps://sites.google.com/a/uw.edu/abadi/research?authuser=0Shima Abadi, University of Washington BothellBothell, WashingtonUSAacademic lab
AI/ML
bioacoustics
climate
citizen science
education
marine/aquatic
mobile app
AcademiaSLU Moose Researchmoose tracking program with online visualization tool that shows movement patterns of tagged moose; https://wram.slu.se/publichttps://www.slu.se/moose-researchGoran Ericsson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)UmeaSwedenacademic lab
data analysis/viz
education
geospatial
GPS
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
AcademiaSound Forest Labpassive acoustic monitoring projects in Borneo, Gabon, Madagascar, Papua New Guinea for conservation (monitoring endangered species, soundscapes, human activity like logging)https://www.soundforestlab.org/Zuzana Burivalova, University of Wisconsin-MadisonMadison, WisconsinUSAacademic lab
bioacoustics
terrestrial
wildlife crime prevention
AcademiaSpatial Points labcollection of notes on remote sensing, spatial science, and solutions to problems encountered from team that specializes in range of GIS, image processing & remote sensing applicationshttp://www.spatialpoints.com/ Spatial Sciences Group, Unmanned Research Aircraft Facility (University of Adelaide)AdelaideAustraliaeducation
geospatial
images
open-source
remote sensing
AcademiaSpatial Sciences groupuse remote sensing, GIS, ecological modeling & multi-objective decision support systems to understand spatial variability, temporal dynamics, change & interrelationships in natural and managed ecosystems, terrestrial & marine environmentshttps://set.adelaide.edu.au/biological-sciences/research/ecology-environmental-science/spatial-sciencesMorgan Lewis & Bertram Ostendorf (University of Adelaide)AdelaideAustraliaacademic lab
AI/ML
data analysis/viz
geospatial
GPS
remote sensing
AcademiaTanya Berger-Wolf's LabComputational Ecology lab - research includes social network analysis & population census through re-identification. Dr. Berger-Wolf is also on the board of directors at WildMe.https://cse.osu.edu/people/berger-wolf.1Tanya Berger-Wolf, Ohio State UniversityColumbus, OhioUSAacademic lab
AI/ML
camera trap
education
images
marine/aquatic
terrestrial
AcademiaToke T. Høye Labresearch includes image-based tools for identifying & monitoring insects & flowers & biotic interactions between them with the use of computer vision & deep learning; special focus on the Arctichttps://sites.google.com/site/hoyelab/Toke Høye, Aarhus University AarhusDenmarkacademic lab
AI/ML
climate
education
images
AcademiaUnmanned Research Aircraft Facilitydrone operator training & education provider; offer short courses & training opportunities; provide research & consultancy services & customized training solutions for wide range of environmental & agricultural applicationshttps://www.adelaide.edu.au/environment/uraf/Ramesh Raja Segaran, University of AdelaideAdelaideAustraliaacademic lab
drones/AUV's
education
events
hardware
images
AcademiaUpham Lab of Phylogenetic Ecologyresearch includes AI for taxonomic analysis & mapping; lead the Mammal Diversity Database; improving Mammal Tree of Life based on GBIF, GenBank, etc.; building knowledge graph for mammal host-pathogen interactionshttps://n8u.org/Nate Upham, Arizona State UniversityTempe, ArizonaUSAacademic lab
AI/ML
eDNA/genetics
education
AcademiaWildlife Coexistence Lab (WildCo Lab)research areas: mammal community dynamics in altered ecosystems, coexisting with large carnivores, population estimation & monitoringhttps://wildlife.forestry.ubc.ca/University of British Columbia, Dr. Cole BurtonVancouver, British ColumbiaCanadaacademic lab
AI/ML
camera traps
data analysis/viz
data management
education
GPS
images
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
AcademiaZipkin Quantitative Ecology Labdevelops statistical models & applies these models to critical problems in population & community ecology & conservation biology; unmarked data, community & data integration modelshttps://zipkinlab.org/Elise Zipkin, Michigan State UniversityEast Lansing, MichiganUnited Statesdata analysis/viz
R/Rstudio
CommunityAcoustic Tracking Array Platformcollaborative listening station array on Southern African coast-nationwide marine science platform to track tagged animals, use acoustic telemetryhttps://saveourseas.com/project/the-acoustic-tracking-array-platform-atap/Save Our SeasSouth Africabioacoustics
hardware
marine/aquatic
open-source
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
CommunityAfrica GeoPortalbringing together GIS users across Africa (from Esri); geospatial tools, open data, & learning resourceshttps://www.africageoportal.com/education
geospatial
local capacity building
networking
open-source
remote sensing
CommunityAfrican Dronescommunity of African drone pilots & engineers for sharing resources, group-buys, drone journalism, virtual eventshttps://africandrone.org/Capetown
Dar es Salaam
South Africa
Tanzania
events
drones/AUV's
funding
local capacity building
networking
CommunityAI for Climateglobal initiative to use AI to fast-track humanity's response to climate change; open data, forums, lightning talks & resources around using AI for climatehttps://www.forclimate.ai/Madrid
New York
Mexico City, Guadalajara
Spain
USA
Mexico
AI/ML
education
climate
events
jobs
CommunityAI for Conservation Slack communitya forum for discussing AI applications to conservation, asking questions & they have a #jobs channelhttps://join.slack.com/t/aiforconservation/shared_invite/zt-9e1a80pf-Ez0UK51jYv1Lgd~Hwyy5ZwSara BeeryAI/ML
education
funding
hardware
jobs
software
CommunityAI for Earth Observationresearch collab with 20 organizations & 70+ scientists focusing on AI & geospatial data, particularly ethics, temporal/spatial reasoning & inference & quantifying uncertaintieshttps://ai4eo.de/GermanyAI/ML
geospatial
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
CommunityAI for Environment & Sustainability (ARIES)aims to put sohpisticated modeling capabilities at fingertips of non-technical users & decision-makers; have trainings to learn platform; quantifying benefits that nature provides to society (ecosystem services, natural capital accounting, mapping); collaborative cloud-based environmentalhttps://aries.integratedmodelling.org/AI/ML
consulting
data analysis/viz
events
geospatial
local capacity building
CommunityAlberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institutedata & analytics portal with species/habitat datasets & mapping products, NatureLynx citizen science app, WildTrax platform for managing/storing/processing/sharing biological & environmental sensor datahttps://www.abmi.ca/home.htmlAlbertaCanadacamera trap
citizen science
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
data management
mobile app
remote sensing
CommunityAnimal Telemetry Networkregionally distributed data collection, management & sharing capacity; centralized data assembly center currently located at Axiom Data Science; regional telemetry data aggregated in single place with access to all U.S. national animal telemetry datahttps://atn.ioos.us/IOOS (Integrated Ocean Observing System)data management
geospatial
GPS
open-source
remote sensing
software
tracking/telemetry
CommunityARCSArenas for cooperation through citizen science; Swedish national hub for citizen sciencehttps://medborgarforskning.se/eng/Swedencitizen science
networking
CommunityAvian Knowledge Networkcollaborative effort to facilitate & enhance bird conservation across US & Canada through data management & visualization tools; online monitoring protocols, survey best practiceshttps://avianknowledge.net/Point Blue Conservation ScienceUSA
Canada
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
data management
education
GPS
networking
software
tracking/telemetry
CommunityBio Bridgeprogram focused on catalyzing & facilitating technical & scientific cooperation, access & benefit-sharing among Parties to the CBD; creating a space (interactive web platform) for countries & institutions to share knowledge, good practices & lessons learned with each other; seed funding program, events, virtual helpdesk https://www.cbd.int/biobridge/Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Korean governmenteducation
events
funding
local capacity building
networking
software
CommunityBIOSCANthree research themes: employ DNA barcodes to speed species discovery (generate barcode coverage for 2M species), to probe species interactions (targeting the symbiome), & to track species dynamics (scan biological communities at 2,000 sites)https://ibol.org/programs/bioscan/International Barcode of Lifedata-/bio-logging
data management
eDNA/genetics
marine/aquatic
networking
terrestrial
CommunityBioSCapeNASA Biodiversity field campaign in the Greater Cape Floristic Region of South Africa incorporating airborne imaging spectroscopy, lidar & field observationshttps://www.bioscape.io/Adam Wilson, Erin Hestir, Jasper Slingsby, Anabelle CardosoSouth Africageospatial
images
remote sensing
CommunityBioTrackcollaborative network to assess & monitor biodiversity hotspots where marine megafauna share habitat; maps & tracks hotspots through biotelemetry, biologging; record remotely sensed environmental data & essential ocean variables (EOVs)https://marinebon.org/pages/biotrack/Animal Telemetry Network, Marine Biodiversity Observation Network, Neil Hammerschlag, Chelsea Blackdata analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
GPS
marine/aquatic
networking
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
CommunityBirdabirdwatching community app for UK & USA; can log bird sightingshttps://birda.org/LondonUKcitizen science
data-/bio-logging
data management
education
events
GPS
images
mobile app
CommunityCadastaprovides technical tools & Services to support documentation of l& & resource rights, particularly by indigenous communities who are living on l& with no formal rights or ownership; building global Cadasta Trainer network; has grant programhttps://cadasta.org/education
funding
geospatial
local capacity building
software
CommunityCitclopsdevelop systems to retrieve & use data on seawater color, transparency, etc. using low-cost sensors combined with people as data carriers, georeferencing, & community-based platform (integrated with Coastwatch Europe, Oil Reporter, etc.)http://www.citclops.eu/homeBarcelonaSpaincitizen science
data-/bio-logging
education
GPS
data management
marine/aquatic
networking
CommunityClimate Centralindependent group of scientists & communicators who research & report facts about changing climate & how it affects people's lives; policy-neutral non-profit; Climate Matters program - provides local meteorologists with climate data & graphics; Sea Level Rise program - assesses & maps coastal threats globally; Journalism Partnershipshttps://www.climatecentral.org/Princeton, New JerseyUSAclimate
data management
education
funding
jobs
local capacity building
CommunityClimate Change AIglobal initiative to catalyze impactful work at intersection of climate change & machine learning; workshops, resources; has repository of workshop papers; maintains CCAI Wiki; has virtual happy hours every 2 weekshttps://www.climatechange.ai/Priya Donti, Lynn Kaack, David RolnickAI/ML
education
events
funding
networking
CommunityComputational Sustainability Networkresearch network of 13 institutions exploring new research directions in computational sustainability.https://www.compsust.net/Cornell UniversityIthaca, New YorkUSAacademic lab
AI/ML
data analysis/viz
networking
CommunityConservation Measures Partnershipcreates conservation standards (principles & practices for effective conservation) & maintains conservation measures partnership to guide practice of conservation; maintains database of evidence-based conservation initiatives & their outcomeshttps://www.conservationmeasures.org/Nature Conservancy, WWF, WCS, Conservation Intl, Foundations of Successeducation
data management
software
CommunityConservation Tech Working Groupplatform for discussion, collaboration & coordination of research & activities around use of different technologies in conservationhttps://conbio.org/groups/working-groups/conservation-technology-working-group/Society for Conservation Biologyeducation
events
networking
CommunityDawn Choruscitizen science project started during COVID-19 pandemic that invites people around the world to collect bird songs for biodiversity research, art & building conservation awareness; has mobile app & online platformhttps://dawn-chorus.org/en/BIOTOPIA ‒ Naturkundemuseum Bayern, Landesbund für Vogelschutzbioacoustics
citizen science
education
mobile app
terrestrial
CommunityDeep Faunecollaborative project to develop an automatic recognition tool for animal species in France; have annotated image database with >400,000 images & videos; can classify humans, vehicles, empty images, and 18 common species; software to use model being developedhttps://www.deepfaune.cnrs.fr/Simon Chamaillé-Jammes, Vincent Miele, Bruno Spataro, Noa RigoudyFranceAI/ML
camera traps
data analysis/viz
images
terrestrial
video
CommunityDigital Earth Africaopen-access/open-source geospatial data platform for African continent; integrated with AfriGEO; has online training; Africa GeoPortal (Esri) imagery; Sandbox (access to data & analysis tools for geospatial reporting)https://www.digitalearthafrica.org/data analysis/viz
data management
education
events
images
local capacity building
geospatial
networking
open-source
CommunityDIY Dronesleading community for personal UAVshttps://diydrones.com/Chris Andersondrones/AUV's
education
hardware
CommunityEarth Defenders toolkithas online community to connect & learn from other users; toolkit with 'ToolFinder', Mapeo (app for documenting environmental info & collecting data (can be used offline on desktop app & mobile), Terrastories (place-based storytelling) & Community Lands (website management tool for communities to publish info, stories, projects)https://www.earthdefenderstoolkit.com/Digital Democracy, Alianza Ceibo, Amazon Conservation Team, Amazon Frontlines, ECA Amarakaeri, Forest Peoples Programme, Open Development Initiative, Raks Thai & South Rupununi District Councildata management
education
geospatial
local capacity building
mobile app
networking
CommunityEchospaceocean acoustics & data science group focusing on extracting knowledge from ocean acoustic data, particularly water column sonar data & echolocationhttps://uw-echospace.github.io/Univ of WashingtonWashingtonUSAbioacoustics
data-/bio-logging
marine/aquatic
tracking/telemetry
CommunityEcological Forecasting Initiativeaimed at building & supporting interdisciplinary community of practice around ecological forecasts, statistics for ecology; host workshops, online resourceshttps://ecoforecast.org/USAAI/ML
climate
data analysis/viz
data management
education
events
networking
R/Rstudio
python
software
CommunityEcosystem Monitoring for Management Application (EMMA)combine Earth observations (e.g., NDVI), in situ observations & ecological forecasting models to characterize spatial & temporal variation of vegetation state for near real-time monitoring & change detection (invasive pest, fire detection)https://www.emma.eco/homeJasper Slingsby, Glenn Moncrieff, Yingjie Hu, Adam M. Wilsondata analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
remote sensing
CommunityEncoshinternational knowledge-sharing & exchange platform for human-wildlife interactions & strategies to mitigate conflict; aims to increase engagement between stakeholders & make info more readily available & accessiblehttps://encosh.org/en/education
local capacity building
networking
wildlife crime prevention
CommunityENRAMEuropean Network for the Radar surveillance of Animal Movement; multidisciplinary research network to foster continental-scale remote sensing of animal migrationhttp://www.enram.eu/data-/bio-logging
networking
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
CommunityEUROMAMMALSumbrella project that coordinates & connects different species-specific, bottom-up projects that promote collaborative science based on knowledge & data sharing to investigate spatial ecology of European wildlifehttps://euromammals.org/data-/bio-logging
data management
geospatial
remote sensing
CommunityEuropean Tracking Networkpan-Euro initiative to integrate all aquatic animal tracking/biotelemetry systems in 1 network; 2000 deployments, 500 million detectionshttp://www.europeantrackingnetwork.org/AtlantOS, LifeWatch, COST (European Cooperation in Science & Tech)data-/bio-logging
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
CommunityFACT Networkcollaboration of marine scientists using acoustic telemetry & other tech to research & conserve America's fish & sea turtles (& marine areas more broadly)https://secoora.org/fact/SECOORA (Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association)bioacoustics
marine/aquatic
CommunityFreshwater Watchglobal citizen science project for monitoring lakes, rivers & wetlands; take samples which are used to extract mineral levels, turbidity, etc.https://freshwaterwatch.thewaterhub.org/Earthwatch Europecitizen science
data management
hardware
marine/aquatic
CommunityFruitPunch AIprovides AI education for the world's most pressing challenges; partners with organizations; topics include poaching prevention, coral reef conservation, wind energy, earth observationshttps://fruitpunch.ai/projects/Buster Franken, Sako ArtsEindhovenThe NetherlandsAI/ML
climate
consulting
drones/AUV's
education
GPS
images
networking
remote sensing
terrestrial
wildlife crime prevention
CommunityGEO BONGroup on Earth Observations, Biodiversity Observation Network; building pathway to link biodiversty data & metadata to GEOSS [ environmental data] to provide decision-support tools to users implementing Essential Biodiversity Variables, monitoring guidelines & data management systems; BONs now for China, Colombia, France, Arctic, Americas, Asia-Pacific, Marine, Freshwater, Soilhttps://geobon.org/Group on Earth Observations, iDiv, German Science Foundationconsulting
data management
data analysis/viz
geospatial
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CommunityGlobal Dialogue on Seafood Traceabilityinternational business-to-business platform to advance a unified framework for interoperable seafood traceability practices, improve reliability of seafood info, reduce cost of traceability, reduce supply chain risk, & contribute to long-term social & environmental sustainability of the sectorhttps://traceability-dialogue.org/consulting
data management
education
marine/aquatic
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CommunityGlobal Partnership for Sustainable Development Dataglobal network using data to achieve the SDGs, build collaborations between government, private, & non-profit sectors, improve data to monitor & achieve SDGs, create incentives to fund & share datahttps://www.data4sdgs.org/Secretariat (team w/ members in Conakry, Lagos, Nairobi, Brussels, London, New York, Washington DC)data management
climate
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CommunityGoodAI communityempowering companies that use AI to help deliver on SDGs; online discussion boards, company directory, job board, responsible AI resourceshttps://thegoodai.co/AI/ML
consulting
education
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CommunityGreen Tech Alliancesupport green tech companies that put planet before profit; brings together green tech businesses to support them with advice about funding, impact, visibility & strategyhttps://www.greentech.earth/consulting
education
events
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CommunityILTERInternational Long Term Ecological Research; "network of networks" encompassing >600 sites globally across 39 country networks; has small grants program; maintained through Dynamic Ecological Info Mgmt System (DEIMS); https://www.ilter.network/Hideaki Shibata, Michael MirtlViennaAustriadata-/bio-logging
data management
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CommunityIMOSIntegrated Marine Observing System; national research infrastructure from Australian government; delivers high-quality marine & climate data to stakeholders for use in research & operational activities; consists of ocean radar, animal tracking, on-ship monitoring, deep water moorings, ocean gliders, mooring network, remote sensing, marine microbiome measuringhttps://imos.org.au/National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy/HobartTasmaniaclimate
data-/bio-logging
data management
eDNA/genetics
hardware
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
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CommunityIntegrated Ocean Observing Systemintegrated network gathering observing data & developing tracking & predictive tools; have grant opportunities; has model viewer (data visualization platform, generate time series analyses), has profiling gliders; data catalog; environmental sensor maphttps://ioos.us/NOAA (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration)Silver Spring, MarylandUSAclimate
data analysis/viz
data management
funding
geospatial
GPS
marine/aquatic
networking
open-source
remote sensing
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CommunityInternational Bio-logging Societybrings together researchers interested in bio-logging & telemetry methods in aquatic, terrestrial & aerial environments; https://www.bio-logging.net/data-/bio-logging
education
events
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marine/aquatic
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CommunityInternational Quiet Ocean Experimentprogram to promote research, observations & modelling to improve understanding of ocean soundscapes & effects of sound on marine organismshttps://www.iqoe.org/Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research, Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commissionmarine/aquatic
networking
bioacoustics
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CommunityiSpotcitizen science community helping to identify wildlife & share naturehttps://www.ispotnature.org/The Open Universitycitizen science
education
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software
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CommunityiTag Networkcollaboration to improve understanding of animal migration & residency in the Gulf of Mexico; >2200 animals tagged with 1118 receivershttps://myfwc.com/research/saltwater/telemetry/itag/network/Dr. Sue Lowerre-Barbieri, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, University of FloridaFloridaUSAdata-/bio-logging
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CommunityLifeplanbring together key expertise needed to generate & interpret Big Ecological Data for a global synthesis of biotic patterning globally, uniting community ecology, methods for automated species recognition & Bayesian statistics for immense data; network of sites with continuous, standardized samplinghttps://www2.helsinki.fi/en/projects/lifeplan/aboutUniversity of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinlandbioacoustics
camera traps
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data management
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CommunityLifeWatch ERICdistributed research infrastructure consortium; has catalogue of virtual labs (R Shiny data explorer, microCT virtual galleries & 3-D analysis tools, ecological modeling), metadata catalogue, training catalogue, Ecoportal (repository of semantic resources for ecology) https://www.lifewatch.eu/7 EU member-states: Belgium, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Spaindata analysis/viz
data management
education
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CommunityMammalWebcamera trap network around the UK & continental Europe; anyone can be a "Spotter" & help identify animals or can borrow a camera trap or upload their own camera trap datahttps://www.mammalweb.org/en/Durham University, Durham Wildlife Trust, Emily Baker, Sian Green, Sammy Mason, Jonathan ReesDurham, EnglandUKcamera trap
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CommunityMarine Biodiversity Observation Networkgrowing global initiative composed of regional networks of scientists, resource managers, & end-users working to integrate data from existing long-term programs to improve our understanding of marine biodiversity; expanding application of remote sensing methods, novel molecular (eDNA) technologies; has US MBON & global MBON; hosts data portals https://marinebon.org/US MBON (NOAA, NASA, IOOS offices) & global MBON (GEO BON)data management
eDNA/genetics
networking
remote sensing
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CommunityMD4SG Environment and Climate Working Groupmulti-institutional initiative using techniques from algorithms, optimization, & mechanism design, along with insights from other disciplines, to improve access to opportunity for historically underserved & disadvantaged communitieshttps://www.md4sg.com/workinggroups/environment.htmlfounded: Rediet Abebe & Kira Goldner/maintain: Irene Lo, Ana-Andreea Stoica, Lily Xu, Wanyi Li, Francisco MarmolejoAI/ML
education
local capacity building
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CommunityMegaMovestandardized dataset of tracked marine megafauna movements via bio-logging data; global network of researchers collecting & sharing datahttps://megamove.org/Ana M. M. Sequeira, Australian Research Council, University of Western AustraliaPerthAustraliadata-/bio-logging
data management
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CommunityNEONUS National Ecological Observatory Network; provides ecological data from sites across the continent to quantify ecological processes over time & space; coordinates local measurements with airborne remote sensing data; 47 terrestrial sites, 34 freshwater aquatic field siteshttps://www.neonscience.org/National Science Foundationdata-/bio-logging
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CommunityOcean Tracking Networkglobal monitoring network for oceans management; leveraging international collaborations, data warehousing, aquatic animal tracking network (>2000 acoustic tracking stations deployed)https://oceantrackingnetwork.org/Dalhousie UniversityCanadadata management
marine/aquatic
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CommunityODK-Xcommunity that produces free & open-source software for collecting, managing & using data in resource-constrained environments; can build custom data mgmt appshttps://odk-x.org/Jeff Beorse, Raquel Bernedo, Waylon Brunette, Ben Green, Li Lin, Caroline Krafft, Emil Rossingdata management
open-source
mobile app
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CommunityOpen Environmental Dataworking to create better data management practices & collaborative governance structures for environmental data to be easily accessed & usedhttps://www.openenvironmentaldata.org/Shuttleworth Foundationdata management
data analysis/viz
education
CommunityOpen Repar Allianceinternational group of community repair organizations committed to longer-lasting electronic products; have open repair data standardshttps://openrepair.org/Anstiftung, Fixit Clinic, iFixit, Repair Cafe, restarthardware
networking
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CommunitySeaBeecreating cohesive national network; Norwegian infrastructure for drone-based research, mapping & monitoring in coastal zones; developing ML pipelines for drone datahttps://seabee.no/Norwaydata analysis/viz
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CommunitySilent Cities projectparticipatory monitoring programme of urban soundscapes during COVID-19 lockdowns; analysis via: https://github.com/brain-bzh/SilentCitieshttps://osf.io/h285u/full author list in linkbioacoustics
citizen science
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CommunitySnapshot Safarilooks to citizen scientists to identify wildlife from camera trap to help scientists understand the diversity & dynamics of wildlife populations across Africahttps://www.zooniverse.org/organizations/meredithspalmer/snapshot-safariAI/ML
camera traps
citizen science
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CommunitySnapshot USAcollaborative effort to sample mammal populations with camera traps in sites in all 50 US states across habitats & development zones; data management through Wildlife Insights; anyone can contribute if using the standardized methodshttps://emammal.si.edu/snapshot-usaeMammalcamera trap
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CommunitySociety for Conservation GISglobal community for those using geospatial tech for conservation of biodiversity, natural environments & cultural heritagehttps://www.scgis.org/N/Aeducation
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CommunitySpecies360facilitates international collaboration in collection, sharing & analysis of knowledge on wildlife; curate Zoological Information Management System (ZIMS); integrates data from IUCN, CITES, TRAFFIC, Edge, etc.https://www.species360.org/Mgmt team: Jim Guenter, Dalia, Conde, Peter Donlon, Nate Flesness, Elisabeth Hunt, Doug VerduzcoMinneapolis, Minnesota (HQ)USAdata analysis/viz
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CommunityTEAM NetworkTropical Ecology Assessment & Monitoring; merged with Wildlife Insights; uses standardized methods (camera-trapping a big one) to collect near-real time data on biodiversity, climate & land-cover change in 17 sites across Africa, Asia & Latin America; created to establish an early warning system for tropical forestshttps://www.wildlifeinsights.org/team-networkConservation International, WCS, Smithsonian Institutecamera trap
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CommunityTERN AustraliaEcosystem Research Infrastructure; measure key terrestrial ecosystem attributes over time at hundreds of field sites across Australia & openly provide model-ready data to researchershttps://www.tern.org.au/Univ of Queensland, Univ of Adelaide, Csiro, James Cook UnivAustraliadata-/bio-logging
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CommunityThe eDNA Collaborativeaims to broaden use of environmental DNA for management & conservation, smooth path to widespread use by making technology & knowledge more accessible; has grants program, visiting scholars programhttps://www.ednacollab.org/Ryan Kelly, University of WashingtonSeattle, WashingtonUSAacademic lab
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CommunityUrban Wildlife Information Networkcollaboration for understanding urban wildlife ecology; host database of urban wildlife camera trap images; introduce shared methodology for comparison across citieshttps://www.urbanwildlifeinfo.org/Seth MagleChicago, IllinoisUSAcamera traps
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CommunityWILDHUBinternational community of conservation professionals; provide a space to exchange ideas, make new partnerships, & create new solutions; has job board channel & events channelhttps://wildhub.community/education
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CommunityWILDLABS.NETa community of conservationists, technologists, engineers, data scientists, entrepreneurs & change makers. Together, we share information, ideas, tools & resources to discover & implement technology-enabled solutions to some of the biggest conservation challenges facing our planet.http://wildlabs.net/Conservation International, FFI, Royal Foundation, WCS, WWF, ZSLbioacoustics
camera trap
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CommunityWildTrack Specialist Groupcommunity within WildTrack for conservationists & biologists using non-invasive technologies to monitor & protect endangered specieshttps://wildtrack.org/wildtrack-specialist-group-wsg/Wildtrackbioacoustics
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CommunityWOCATWorld Overview of Conservation Approaches & Technologies (WOCAT); global network on Sustainable L& Management that promotes documentation, sharing & use of knowledge to support innovation & decision-making; maintain Global SLM database; host workshops & other eventshttps://www.wocat.net/en/International secretariat with regional & national partners & institutional membersconsulting
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CommunityXeno-Cantocitizen-science website for sharing bird sounds from around the world; can share your own recordings, help ID mystery recordings & share knowledge in forumshttps://www.xeno-canto.org/Conservation International, FFI, Royal Foundation, WCS, WWF, ZSL, Arm, Googlebioacoustics
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CompanyA/Vian Ecoconsultancy specializing in terrestrial wildlife biology & bioacoustics surveyshttps://avianeco.com/Tyne BakerCalgary, AlbertaCanadabioacoustics
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CompanyAcorn Cameracamera trap & outdoor camera retailer; some models can send images back to your computer or phone when something is detectedhttps://acorncamera.com/Acorn CameraShenzhenChinacamera trap
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CompanyAdafruitelectronics hardware maker, online platform for learning electronicshttps://www.adafruit.com/New York City, New YorkUSAeducation
events
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CompanyAdvanced Telemetry SystemsATS; tracking devices - transmitters, receivers, antennas, GPS/satellite, dam fish sensors, remote dataloggers; have tiny options for insects/bats/etchttps://atstrack.com/index.htmlIsanti, MinnesotaUSAdata-/bio-logging
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CompanyAfrica Wildlife Trackingprovide near real-time GPS tracking devices (tags/collars/horn implants, receivers, towers, satellite systems, accessories [antennas, cables, switch boxes]); have software & reporting dashboardhttps://awt.co.za/PretoriaSouth Africadata-/bio-logging
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CompanyAI Digital WorldProtected & Conservation Area Suite (PCA-Suite) is a galaxy of tools custom developed & comes along with a tablet (turn key approach) . We looking for partners for funding & collaborations esp. those of global repute .https://aidigitalworld.comSingaporeAI/ML
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Companyai.fishsuite of AI tools for monitoring sustainable fish farms; has data management system toohttp://www.ai.fish/AI/ML
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CompanyAirseed Technologydrone-based reforestation; combating climate change & biodiversity loss by combining drone technology, AI & seed pod bio-technologyhttps://airseedtech.com/Andrew Walker, Andries LouwAustraliaAI/ML
climate
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CompanyApemancamera trap/trail cam maker; devices $50-100https://apemans.com/collections/trail-camera/?sort_by=price-ascendingLonggang, ShenzhenChinacamera traps
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Companyapic.aimonitoring technology quantifies the behaviour of insects such as bees & bumblebees; to detect effects of substances, agricultural practices & environmental factors on pollinatorsapic.aiKarlsruheGermanyAI/ML
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CompanyApplied Ocean Sciencescollective of ocean consultants doing oceanographic research with passive acoustics, marine mammal conservation, modeling ocean parameters; collaborate with academic, government & nonprofit partnershttp://appliedoceansciences.com/Kevin HeaneyFairfax Station, VirginiaUSAbioacoustics
climate
consulting
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marine/aquatic
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CompanyAppsilondata science consultancy providing R Shiny solutions, open-source packages & machine learning products; reduced or pro-bono rates when projects aligned with Data for Good missionhttps://appsilon.com/company/Olga Mierzwa-SulimaWarsawPolandAI/ML
camera trap
climate
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CompanyarchiREEFutilizing 3D-printing to create artificial coral reefs made from natural materials to aid restorationhttps://archireef.co/Vriko YuHong KongChinaclimate
IoT
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marine/aquatic
CompanyArgossatellite constellation used often for terrestrial, marine & avian GPS tracking; worldwide location & data collection system dedicated specifically to studying/protecting environmenthttps://www.argos-system.org/applications-argos/wildlife-monitoring/CLSdata-/bio-logging
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CompanyArmtech company & AI ecosystem funding/helping lots of conservation projects, climate tech, BearID project, RFCxhttps://www.arm.com/Global HQ-Cambridge
US HQ-San Jose, California
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CompanyAshoreddevelopers of sustainable technologies for commercial fishing; minimizing the risk of whale entanglements & trap loss/damagehttps://ashored.ca/Aaron Stevenson, Ross ArsenaultDebert, Nova ScotiaCanadaconsulting
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CompanyAtlas Scientificenvironmental robotics maker; includes sensors for terrestrial, marine, & climate parameters; wifi-enabled instruments; Atlas iot converts Raspberry Pi into water monitoring systemhttps://atlas-scientific.com/New York City, New YorkUSAclimate
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CompanyBaotreesustainability impact project management tools for data collection, verification, dashboards, data management, collaboration & communication https://baotree.io/Kenyadata-/bio-logging
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CompanyBarbastella Echologyacoustic ecology consultancy providing support & trainings for bat acoustic monitoring, from recording to processing & identification; coordinate International Bat Nighthttps://www.batacoustics.com/Nils BouillardBelgiumbioacoustics
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CompanyBatLoggermanufacturer of static & mobile bat acoustic recording equipment and software; series of bat detector recorders with GPS, GSM integration; BatScanner ultrasound mixing detector; some devices can be remotely operated from mobile app; BatExplorer acoustic analysis softwarehttps://www.batlogger.com/en/ElekonLuzernSwitzerlandbioacoustics
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CompanyBeewiserobotic AI-based beehive that houses 24 colonies; keepers can remotely treat hives & care for bees; solar-powered; climate controlled, pest controlled, automated harvesting, real-time alertshttps://www.beewise.ag/Saar SafraAI/ML
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CompanyBiologging Solutions Incmakes dataloggers for acceleration, depth, temperature, geolocation, hydrophone (& integrated video logger); own analysis system; different battery options https://biologging-solutions.com/en/Biosphere Info Lab, Kyoto Univ; Takuya KoizumiJapanbioacoustics
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CompanyBioverse Labspatented Precision Biodynamics system - AI powered tech enabling farmers & governments to monitor species population dynamics in real-time; uses smart low-cost IoT sensors, BIOMAP app; used in agriculture, urban environments, & to monitor invasive specieshttps://www.bioverselabs.com/AI/ML
consulting
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IoT
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CompanyBirdBot"using AI to power citizen science"; camera trap hardware being designed; for bird species ID, can contribute data to research, bird seed refill remindershttps://www.bird.bot/AI/ML
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CompanyBirds AIdrone company that automates visual inspections (for solar farms, wind turbines, cell towers, etc.); also have worked with anti-poaching effortshttps://www.birds.ai/Delftthe Netherlandsconsulting
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CompanyBlaze Videocamera trap/trail cam manufacturer; Wifi- and Bluetooth-enabled cameras; $70-690 deviceshttps://www.blazevideo.net/collectionscamera traps
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CompanyBlue Rastermapping & data analysis org; helps story-tell through interactive mapping tech; can deploy Insights for ArcGIS, get spatial statistics, business intelligence, configure mobile apps, GIS analysis, build web apps, deploy/migrate to cloud, integrate content management systemshttps://www.blueraster.com/Arlington, VirginiaUSAdata analysis/viz
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CompanyBrowningcamera-trap company; prices $100-$300; options for solar power, GSM remote data downloadhttps://browningtrailcameras.com/collections/trail-camerascamera trap
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CompanyBuckeye Camcamera trap company; has networked cameras; $670-$1100; has its own demo & cam management software with AI image recognition embedded, makes base stations; can connect seismic & magnetic sensors; https://www.buckeyecameras.com/Athens, OhioUSAcamera trap
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CompanyBushnellcamera-trap company; prices $100-$300; has $100 solar panel plug in, cellular data download optionshttps://www.bushnell.com/trail-cameras-2/KansasUSAcamera trap
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CompanyCamparkcamera-trap company; prices $55-$140; has $65 solar power bank plus in option; has Wifi & Bluetooth connectivity optionshttps://www.campark.net/collections/frontpageChinacamera trap
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CompanyCanopy Planetworks with forest industry's biggest customers & suppliers to develop business solutions that protect endangered forests; particularly fashion industry (CanopyStyle campaign), packaging (Pack4Good), paper alternatives (Ecopaper database), printer sustainability ranking, etc.https://canopyplanet.org/VancouverCanadaclimate
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CompanyCarbon Rewildbioacoustic monitoring tech services to measure biodiversity; acoustic recorders & custom-made reports & analyses; have specific bat & bird analyses pipelinehttp://www.carbonrewild.comStefan Zeeman, Dr Richard HowardLondon, BristolUKbioacoustics
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CompanyCargoScreendata-driven, digital detection platform to support shipping companies, freight forwarders, cargo handlers & relevant authorities manage risk from illegal wildlife trade; tools to detect illicit wildlife in cargohttps://www.cargoscreen.com/ZurichSwitzerlandAI/ML
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CompanyCefas Technology Ltddesign & manufacture data-loggers for wildlife conservation; have archival loggers & electronic data capture system; have dive-loggers; devices with programmable release; multi-sensor systemshttps://www.cefastechnology.co.uk/Centre for the Environment, Fisheries, & Aquaculture Science (CEFAS)LowestoftUKdata-/bio-logging
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CompanyCellular Tracking Technologiestelemetry research tech, GSM/Argos/radio transmission, GPS/accelerometry, & inertial data; cloud portal to manage trackers, analyze data & visualize movement; can export to MoveBankhttps://celltracktech.com/New JerseyUSAdata-/bio-logging
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CompanyCeresbiotelemetry tag manufacturer; specialize in long-term ear tags for large mammals; satellite remote data downloadhttp://cerestag.com/Australiadata-/bio-logging
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CompanyCeres Tag Ltdmakers of Ceres Wild, world’s first direct-to-satellite smart ear tag (2021); enables remote monitoring of animals globally with automated updates on animal’s health, welfare, geo-location; deployed across 5 continentshttps://www.cerestag.com/BrisbaneAustraliaAI/ML
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CompanyCLASlitesensing tech for monitoring tropical deforestation & forest degradation; automated system for converting satellite imagery from its original (raw) format, through calibration, pre-processing, atmospheric correction, data analysis, & classification to derive high-resolution output images; has free webinars to learn ithttps://claslite.org/i-Cultiver, Inc.Tracy, CaliforniaUSAconsulting
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events
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CompanyClimateAIhelp food & agriculture businesses build climate resilience, improve profitability & sustainably intensify production with customer-specific supply chain insightshttps://climate.ai/Himanshu Gupta, Max EvansAI/ML
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CompanyCLSCollect, Localize, Satellites; operate Argos & Iridium satellite systems, water resource monitoring, l& management; aircraft & drone imageryhttps://www.cls.fr/en/HQ in France, offices globallyFrancedrones/AUV's
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CompanyCococamcamera trap/trail cam manufacturer; has Wifi & Bluetooth-enabled cameras; $120-160https://cococamtech.com/collections/trail-cameracamera traps
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CompanyColossal Laboratories and Biosciencesusing CRISPR technology to attempt to de-extinct previously lost specieshttps://colossal.com/Ben Lamm, George Church, Ph.D.Dallas, Texas; Austin, Texas; Boston, MassachusettsUSAeDNA/genetics
CompanyComon Solutionsmission is to provide deep geospatial analytics to fill information gaps & reduce monitoring costs for ecosystem conservation-species id, ecological monitoring, geological assessment; AI-driven processing, derived 3-D info, interpret complex GIS info for clients;https://www.comon.solutions/Ross Davison, Christopher Knight, Alex ReinholdAI/ML
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CompanyConnect Earthconvert purchase data to carbon footprint estimates; show users impact of their purchases on environment & empower them to reduce their footprint by making more sustainable purchasing decisionshttps://www.connect.earth/LondonUKclimate
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CompanyConservation Metricsautomated alternatives to wildlife survey efforts, combining remote-sensing, machine learning; for-profit model, do a lot of work for gov't agencieshttps://conservationmetrics.com/Santa Cruz, CaliforniaUSAAI/ML
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CompanyConservationAI Hubautomated detection of fauna from drones & camera traps & analysis of vegetation at multiple scales using AI; initial focus on koalas; portal for community groups and agencies from Australia to leverage top tier infrastructure and expertisehttps://conservationai.net/Queensland University of TechnologyAustraliaAI/ML
camera traps
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CompanyCoralcomplete toolkit to build products with local AI; on-device inferencing capabilities/embedded devices; can deploy offline, privacy protocols; solutions for on-device intelligence include object detection, pose estimation, image segmentation & key phrase detection; has pre-compiled modelshttps://coral.ai/AI/ML
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CompanyCoreo (ecology)digital survey tool/drag-and-drop builder; platform that enables you to build your own data collection apps without needing technical knowledge; have ecology-focused optionshttps://coreo.io/sectors/ecology/Dave KilbeyUKcitizen science
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CompanyCovertLoRA trail cam systems + individual cameras ($70-$310)?camera trap
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CompanyCsiro Robotics & Autonomous Systems GroupZebedee makers, lead Project ResQu; robotics & autonomous systems research group; pioneer in application of 2D & 3D simultaneous localisation & mapping (SLAM) techhttps://research.csiro.au/robotics/BrisbaneAustraliadata-/bio-logging
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CompanyCuddebackcamera trap company; has Cuddelink proprietary wireless mesh network (transmits images from up to 15 cams to 1 "home" camera; cam to cam range up to 1/4 mile in forest ($250-$550) https://www.cuddeback.com/WisconsinUSAcamera trap
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CompanyCustom Animal Tracking Solutions (CATS)makers of the CATS Cam (multi-sensor videologger + accelerometer tag), Diary GPS tags, mini-tags (5g); use GSM & satellite wireless data transfer; have app to program/monitor tags, data management web portals & movement visualizer softwarehttps://www.cats.is/Nikolai Liebsch, Peter KraftQueensland, OberstdorfAustralia, Germanydata-/bio-logging
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CompanyDeerLabcloud-based application for camera trap image processing/organization & analysis; includes heat mapping, photo recognition, filtering, animal profiles, analytics, weather syncing, multi-users, bulk upload & morehttps://deerlab.comJon Livingston, Ryan WoodJacksonville, FloridaUSAAI/ML
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CompanyDescartes Labsgeospatial analytics company with SaaS platform providing actionable intelligence powered by geospatial data available at planetary scale; addressing issues such as climate chance, food security, & sustainability https://descarteslabs.com/Los Alamos National Lab scientistsUSAclimate
consulting
geospatial
images
remote sensing
software
CompanyDesert Star Systemsmakers of underwater passive acoustic recorders (SonarPoint), wildlife satellite tags (can be incorporated with magnetometers, accelerometers, spawning detection sensors; uses Argos), acoustic release, ropeless fishing & positioning systems; working on mesh sensing networks for their deviceshttps://www.desertstar.com/Marco FlaggMonterey Bay, CaliforniaUSAbioacoustics
data-/bio-logging
GPS
hardware
IoT
marine/aquatic
tracking/telemetry
CompanyDigital Globecommercial vendor of high-resolution Earth imagery, data & analysis; global coverage & 16-year time-lapse image library; acquired by MAXAR Technologies?https://www.digitalglobe.com/ColoradoUSAdata analysis/viz
geospatial
hardware
remote sensing
software
CompanyDive Technologiesmakers of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) for ocean exploration & surveying; has flexible payload, multi-sensor capability, long endurance; backed by AUV-Kit software technologyhttps://divetechnologies.com/data-/bio-logging
drones/AUV's
hardware
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
CompanyDJIdrone-making company ($300-$7,000), Mavic brand; has buying guides; make camera drones toohttps://www.dji.com/ShenzhenChinadrones/AUV's
hardware
CompanyDrone Mapperlicensed versions of the desktop photogrammetry software, Remote Expert (generates Orthomosaics & DEMs) & Rapidhttps://dronemapper.com/Cedaredge, ColoradoUSAdata analysis/viz
drones/AUV's
remote sensing
software
CompanyDrone Shark Appapp to share realtime information about beach safety collected from drone footage (wildlife spotted in the area, wave conditions, etc.)http://www.dronesharkapp.com.au/#homeAustraliacitizen science
drones/AUV's
local capacity building
marine/aquatic
mobile app
tracking/telemetry
video
CompanyDroneseeddeveloping drone-based reforestation with proprietary seed vesselshttps://droneseed.com/Seattle, WashingtonUSAdrones/AUV's
hardware
Companye-obs GmbHengineer & produce GPS telemetry products, focusing on lightweight multi-sensor GPS-tags; has bird solar tags, bird battery tags, GPS collars https://e-obs.de/GruenwaldGermanydata-/bio-logging
GPS
hardware
remote sensing
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
CompanyEarth Bloxbuild and run satellite image analyses in minutes; powered by Google Earth Engine (& datasets); drag-and-drop, no-code interface; cloud-based processing; can build customized workflows with bespoke indices & parameters; can conduct time series analysis, land use classificationhttps://www.earthblox.io/EdinburghScotlandconsulting
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
remote sensing
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CompanyEarthSenseuses TerraSentia field phenotyping system on under-canopy robot to monitor agriculture, farming; ML-based analytics; customizable for different sensors; on the edge embedded MLhttps://www.earthsense.co/Chinmay Soman, Girish ChowdharyChampaign, IllinoisUSAAI/ML
consulting
data analysis/viz
hardware
software
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CompanyEarthshot Labssupport landowners to restore ecosystems through open-source data tools for regenerative l& use (LandOS); ecological ML models & field observation data enable landowners to participate in carbon markets regardless of their sizehttps://earthshot.eco/CEO Troy CarterAI/ML
data-/bio-logging
data management
geospatial
open-source
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
CompanyEco Logical Australiaenvironmental & heritage consultancy providing services related to natural resource management, remote sensing, offsets & ecological restoration; provide trainingshttps://www.ecoaus.com.au/Tetra TechSutherland, New South WalesAustraliaclimate
consulting
data management
education
geospatial
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
terrestrial
CompanyEconodemakers of SmartTrap, a biosecurity wireless monitoring system using LoRaWAN IoT network (attach to traps, system tells you when they're triggered, user access control); & Satellite gateway for LoRa IoT deviceshttps://www.econode.nz/New Zealandhardware
IoT
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
CompanyEcotone telemetrywildlife tracking hardware company; GPS tags & collars; UHF & GSM remote data download options (make base stations too), tags starting at 5g; waterproof housinghttps://www.ecotone-telemetry.com/index.php/enPolanddata-/bio-logging
GPS
hardware
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
CompanyEdge Impulseembedded AI/machine learning on the edge company; has online no-code platform to upload your data to & run ML models on, which can then be deployed onto devices for on-device detectionhttps://www.edgeimpulse.com/Zach Shelby, Jan JongboomSan Jose, CaliforniaUSAAI/ML
bioacoustics
consulting
data analysis
hardware
images
software
video
CompanyEdgetechunderwater tech maker-sonars, bathymetry systems, acoustic releases, ROV; Trap tracker app with bluetooth to monitor/manage fishing trapshttps://www.edgetech.com/West Wareham, Massachusetts; Boca Raton, FloridaUSAconsulting
data-/bio-logging
drones/AUV's
hardware
marine/aquatic
mobile app
CompanyEnvico Technologiesdrone manufacturer; does aerial mapping by drone for high resolution, georeferenced photogrammetry; drone mounted thermal sensors with AI to detect animals, pests; developing seed pods for drone-based reforestation https://www.envicotech.co.nz/New Zealanddata analysis/viz
drones/AUV's
geospatial
hardware
remote sensing
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CompanyeOceansprovides tools to track species, marine protected areas, blue carbon, IIU fishing; observation logger app; projects-eFisheries, eWrecks, eCave, eDisease, eFishKill, eManta, eInvasive,eShark, etc. https://www.eoceans.co/Christine Wardcitizen science
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
data management
education
geospatial
images
marine/aquatic
mobile app
software
wildlife crime prevention
CompanyEsri’s Conservation Solutions for Protected Area ManagementArcGIS conservation solutions designed for protected area management organizations, to support informed & timely conservation l& management decisionshttps://www.esri.com/en-us/industries/conservation/strategies/conservation-land-managementESRIcamera trap
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
GPS
images
mobile app
software
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
CompanyExoduscamera trap company ($230-$415); has 4G cellular options, solar panel plug-inshttps://exodusoutdoorgear.com/camera trap
hardware
images
video
Companyexplorer.landmap-based platform to demonstrate the impact of forest projects; to connect with donors, investors, etc. by combining exciting storytelling & data on an interactive maphttps://explorer.openforests.com/OpenForests UGKrefeldGermanyconsulting
data management
geospatial
local capacity building
terrestrial
CompanyEyes on Earthplatform to analyze worldwide land-surface temperature, snow cover, precipitation, soil health, floods, agricultural risk/yield analysis, etc. using satellite observation https://www.eyesonearth.org/Alan Basist, Weather Predictconsulting
data-/bio-logging
geospatial
GPS
remote sensing
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CompanyFASTCAT Cloudonline AI service that provides automatic species identification, localization & filtering in camera trap images/videos; useful for processing camera trap data to remove empty observations & filter to only species you're interested inhttps://service.fastcat-cloud.org/DynAikon LtdUKAI/ML
camera traps
citizen science
consulting
images
software
video
CompanyFaunaLabswearables designed for animals, using bio-optical sensors for physiological monitoring; starting use cases with dogs, horses & whales; Fauna Tag, Fauna Collarhttps://www.faunalabs.com/Durham, North CarolinaUSAdata-/bio-logging
hardware
marine/aquatic
terrestrial
CompanyFinite CarbonNorth America's leading developer & suppler of forest carbon offsetshttps://www.finitecarbon.com/HQ in Wayne, Pennsylvania (offices in Florida & Oregon)USAclimate
consulting
CompanyFishtek Marineconservation engineering company that maintains a range of tech to reduce bycatch in pelagic longline, gill net, seine & trap fisherieshttps://www.fishtekmarine.com/DevonUKconsulting
hardware
marine/aquatic
CompanyForestMindcombines domain expertise with Earth Observation data & isotopic analysis to help food retailers eliminate products that have caused deforestation from food supply chainshttps://sa.catapult.org.uk/projects/forestmind/Catapult Satellite ApplicationsOxford, EnglandUKclimate
consulting
data analysis/viz
remote sensing
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CompanyForestPesapeer-to-peer green lending platform for forest restoration using blockchain, GIS of validated Environmental Conservation Credits; web & mobile app; pilot projects with Gorilla Conservation Coffee (Democratic Republic of Congo) & FuelForest Venture (Uganda)https://forestpesa.com/Robert Ddamulirafunding
local capacity building
mobile app
software
terrestrial
CompanyFreakLabsdevelops customizable, accessible, affordable Arduino-compatible hardware for environmental, conservation & wildlife monitoring; specialize in imaging & video technology & wireless sensor networkshttps://conservation.freaklabs.org/Chris 'Akiba' Wang, Jacinta PlucinskiJapan
Australia
AI/ML
camera trap
consulting
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
education
hardware
IoT
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
CompanyFrontier Labsmakes BAR-LT bioacoustic audio recorders (solar-powered option too); $1100 but can also rent for less (short or long-term); uses 18650 batteries, has built in GPS; has scheduler software for programming deviceshttps://frontierlabs.com.au/Michael Maggs, Mark CalderBrisbane, QueenslandAustraliabioacoustics
GPS
hardware
software
CompanyGaia Resourcesenvironmental technology consultancy focusing on responsible, sustainable tech solutions; develop & contribute to open-source software, use open data; products include NAFI Fire Info App & QGIS blugin, forest canopy change detection software, data management platformshttps://www.gaiaresources.com.au/Perth (HQ), Brisbane, DarwinAustraliaconsulting
data analysis/viz
data management
marine/aquatic
mobile app
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
CompanyGalagol& monitoring software using aerial & satellite imagery to inventory sites; uses AI to analyze health, growth & distribution of vegetation to spot signs of erosion, contamination, invasive species, etc.https://www.galago.ai/Denver, ColoradoUSAAI/ML
data analysis/viz
geospatial
remote sensing
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CompanyGeoNadircentral repository for storing, sharing, managing & accessing drone data following FAIR principles; education materials for capturing & analyzing drone mapping data; free orthomosaicshttps://geonadir.com/Karen Joyce, Paul MeadAustraliadata analysis/viz
data management
drones/AUV's
education
images
software
CompanyGeoTrak Incmakers of satellite telemetry PTT devices (platform transmitter terminal), solar-powered with GPS (use Argos); 5g & up; mostly bird-borne tagshttps://www.geotrakinc.com/Apex, North CarolinaUSAdata-/bio-logging
GPS
hardware
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
CompanyGlobal Conservation Solutionsstrategy consultancy firm specializing in corporate responsibility; provide professional, solutions-focused services that assist NGOs, government agencies, & private sector to deliver biodiversity outcomes more efficiently & effectivelyhttps://www.globalconservationsolutions.com/Josh Noseworthyconsulting
CompanyGPS CollarsFliteTrax (avian), EarTrax (ear tag); CellTrax (collars, tags); IoT, GSM data download, collect environmental data too; also has software - data converter, configuration app; upload toolshttps://www.gps-collars.com/DonnaNorwaydata-/bio-logging
data management
geospatial
GPS
hardware
IoT
software
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
CompanyHaikuboxHaikubox & HaikuMarine are listening devices that individuals or organizations can use to identify birds & marine mammal sounds that are recorded on the deviceshttps://haikubox.com/David Mann, Cornell Lab of OrnithologyIthaca, New York, USAUSAbioacoustics
hardware
marine/aquatic
software
terrestrial
CompanyHatfieldenvironmental consultancy focused on advancing sustainable development globally; works with for-profit, private-sector, & government org's & non-profits to provide cost-effective, sustainable solutions to clients' environmental & social needshttps://www.hatfieldgroup.com/HQ in Canada + other officesCanada
Botswana
Indonesia
consulting
CompanyHolohilmaker of VHF transmitters; tags as small as 0.3g; different attachment mechanisms - glue, tailmount, implant, backpack, collar, harness; have grants programhttps://www.holohil.com/Fred AnderkaOntarioCanadadata-/bio-logging
funding
hardware
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
CompanyHookpodhook-shielding tool for pelagic longline fishing that stops seabird bycatch, is safer for crew, has no negative impact on target catch rateshttps://www.hookpod.com/en/DevonUKhardware
marine/aquatic
CompanyIcoteqtechnology innovation consultancy specializing in designing wireless technology & IoT systems, & accompanying software; collaborators on Arribada's plastic tracking & turtle tracking projects, helped develop devices & process signals/datahttps://www.icoteq.com/applications/Craig Rackstraw & Liam WickinsBath, WellsUKconsulting
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
GPS
hardware
IoT
marine/aquatic
software
terrestrial
CompanyInnovaseadesigns tech & end-to-end solutions for fish tracking, fish farming/aquaculture intelligence, open ocean & land-based aquaculture https://www.innovasea.com/Bainbridge Island, Washington
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Belfast, Maine
Boston, Massachusetts
Seattle, Washington
Bergen
Halifax
Puerto Varas
USA
Norway
Canada
Chile
data analysis/viz
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marine/aquatic
software
tracking/telemetry
CompanyInternet of Elephantsdevelop video games to promote conservation awareness, education (makers of Wildeverse, Safari Central, Run wild, Unseen Empire)https://www.internetofelephants.com/Gautam ShahMauritius
Kenya
education
images
marine/aquatic
networking
software
terrestrial
video
CompanyIridiumdelivers reliable, global (only system), weather-resilient, two-way, real-time satellite connectivity to monitor endangered species, wildlife migration patterns, etc.; location-based services, surveillance/alerting, field communications https://www.iridium.com/markets/wildlife/McLean, Virginia (HQ); Tempe, Arizona; Chandler, Arizona; Leesburg, VirginiaUSA (HQ)data-/bio-logging
geospatial
GPS
hardware
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
CompanyJaiaBotsmicro-sized hybrid autonomous surface & subsurface vehicles, designed for shore, manned or unmanned vessel launched operations; software open-source; can include different sensors https://www.jaia.tech/jaiabotIan Estephan Owen & Jason WebsterNewport, Rhode IslandUSAdata-/bio-logging
drones/AUV's
hardware
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
CompanyKiwi Track Ltdmanufactures biotelemetry transmitters, receivers, antennas; focus on New Zeal& specieshttps://kiwitrack.weebly.com/Daryl OlsenHavelock NorthNew Zealanddata-/bio-logging
hardware
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
CompanyLandscape: Land Conservation Softwarecomprehensive software solution for land conservation; mobile app for monitoring data collection passes info to flexible web app for acquisition and stewardship project managementhttps://landconservationsoftware.com/Caleb PourchotMadison, WisconsinUnited Statesdata management
geospatial
GPS
mobile app
remote sensing
software
CompanyLittle Leonardomaker of dataloggers for marine animals; loggers/tags can include environmental & physiological (heart rate, acceleration) sensors; also has videologger, time-scheduled release systemhttp://l-leo.com/eng/TokyoJapandata-/bio-logging
hardware
marine/aquatic
tracking/telemetry
video
CompanyLobsterLifthelping fishers & right whales coexist; a lineless, self-surfacing, modular lobster trap retrieval system (to reduce whale entanglement) https://www.lobsterlift.com/Cormac Hondros-McCarthy, Ted ZhuLowell, MassachusettsUSAconsulting
hardware
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
CompanyLotekdesigns & manufactures fish & wildlife monitoring systems (radio, acoustic, satellite-GPS, Iridium, Argos, Global Star; dataloggers); has acoustic open protocol with European Tracking Networkhttps://www.lotek.com/Wareham
Seattle, Washington
St John's & Newmarket
Havelock North
UK
USA
Canada
New Zealand
bioacoustics
data-/bio-logging
geospatial
GPS
hardware
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
CompanyM.A.P. Scientific Servicesdeveloping geospatial solutions for conservation organizations aligned with sustainable development goals; services include GIS analyses, application development, ecological monitoring, data management/analytics, trainingshttps://mapss.co.za/Dr. Pieter Olivier, Andrew Purdon, Michael MolePretoriaSouth Africaconsulting
data analysis/viz
data management
education
geospatial
GPS
remote sensing
CompanyMachines & Dreamlandpioneering World Integration Loop, foundational platform for planet-healing entertainment; platform integrates environmental data with video games in the cloudhttp://machinesanddreamland.com/Ryan BoudinotSeattle, WashingtonUSAAI/ML
climate
citizen science
data management
software
CompanyMakerbuoylow cost, solar powered, Arduino-based, open-source drifting buoy with Iridium & GPS integration; shop provides components, kits & assembled units for users requiring inexpensive ocean trackinghttps://www.makerbuoy.com/data-/bio-logging
education
GPS
hardware
marine/aquatic
open-source
tracking/telemetry
CompanyMap the Pointoffer GIS services for pest/invasive species management, funding management, database organization, long-term management planninghttps://mapthepoint.com/Sarah Godfreyconsulting
data management
geospatial
GPS
software
CompanyMapping for Changehosts Community Maps, platform for participatory mapping; can create your own or join existing communities; has options for private & non-profit org'shttps://mappingforchange.org.uk/Louise Francis, Muki Haklay, Chris ChurchLondonUKcitizen science
education
geospatial
open-source
networking
software
CompanyMarine Acoustics Inc.provide environmental compliance services, conduct marine environmental impact assessments, tests & evaluationhttps://marineacoustics.com/Dr. William EllisonMiddletown, Rhode Island; Arlington, Virginia; Gales Ferry, CTUSAbioacoustics
consulting
data management
marine/aquatic
CompanyMicrosensorymakers of wireless sensors, implantable & attached tags; Fauna tag (radio, GSM or GPS transmitters, radio collars); personalized software generates visualizations & analytics; have MyFlight visualization apphttps://microsensory.com/en/index.htmlCórdoba, LondonSpain, UKdata-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
GPS
hardware
mobile app
software
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
CompanyMicrosoft AI for Earthleverages cloud & AI tools to help solve global environmental; advance how we monitor, model & manage Earth’s natural systems; projects include Megadetector, SEEKER app, Planetary Computer, code for classification of species in photos, satellite & aerial imagery, spectrograms (audio); develops API's for these https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/ai/ai-for-earthMicrosoftAI/ML
camera trap
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
open-source
software
remote sensing
CompanyMicrowave telemetrybird & fish tracking; satellite PTTs; Argos & GSM; ground track transmitter recovery option; Pop-Up/PSAT for fish tagshttps://www.microwavetelemetry.com/Columbia, MarylandUSAdata-/bio-logging
geospatial
GPS
hardware
marine/aquatic
terrestrial
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CompanyMigrate Technologyspecialize in design & manufacture of miniature archival light level loggers (geolocators/geologgers), Intigeo brand; weight as low as 0.3ghttp://www.migratetech.co.uk/CambridgeUKdata-/bio-logging
hardware
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
CompanyMilsarwildlife telemetry hardware company; makes GSM & radio tags, nano-GPS telemetry tags - 3.5g; direct radio download to base station or via GSM; solar-paneled tags, accelerometers, TDR sensorshttps://milsar.com/Romaniadata-/bio-logging
GPS
hardware
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
CompanyMiromicotelemetry hardware maker; make miro Nomad (GPS tracker with solar power supply); Nomad Light (ultra lightweight 4g); used for tracking birds; LoRaWAN enabledhttps://miromico.ch/products/?lang=enZurichSwitzerlanddata-/bio-logging
GPS
hardware
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
CompanyMOTUSwildlife tracking system; international collaborative research network that uses coordinated automated radio telemetry to facilitate research & education on the ecology & conservation of migratory animalshttps://motus.org/Birds Canadadata management
GPS
remote sensing
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
CompanyMoultriecamera-trap company; prices $45-$55 (refurbished), $70-$120 (new); have great close-out sales & cheap but high-quality refurbished optionshttps://www.moultriefeeders.com/products/camerascamera trap
hardware
images
video
CompanyMSeismanufacturer of marine passive acoustic monitoring recorders - NightHawk series; make remotely-controlled WISDOM data buoys for real-time acoustic monitoring over Wi-Fi; interface with PAMGuard; offer trainingshttps://www.mseis.com/services/pam/Mark HigginbottomUKbioacoustics
data-/bio-logging
education
hardware
marine/aquatic
software
CompanyMuddycamera trap company ($60-$200); cellular trail cams, solar plug-ins; has app & web interface to program cameras, process images; https://www.gomuddy.com/muddy-outdoors-trail-cameras/Irving, TexasUSAcamera trap
hardware
images
video
CompanyNatural Apptitudespecialize in making bespoke, user-focused data collection apps & websites for environmental & socially focused projects; projects include Mammal Mapper, Coreo, Whale Track, MoorAPPS, Barrier Trackerhttps://www.natural-apptitude.co.uk/Dave KilbeyUKcitizen science
consulting
mobile app
software
CompanyNatural Solutionsbuild open-source software solutions for protected areas (GeoNature data collection & analysis app & web portal), citizen science/ecotourism (Ecobalade app), urban forestry (ecoTeka platform for tree management) & species conservation (Track software for management of captive breeding)https://www.natural-solutions.world/Olivier RovellottiMarseille (HQ)Francecitizen science
consulting
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
data management
mobile app
open-source
remote sensing
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CompanyNCXforest carbon market facilitator- Basemap platform as scientific foundation of carbon exchange; connects corporations to landowners, habitats & communities they impact through carbon marketplace; enable carbon credit purchases, help landowners monetize their forestshttps://ncx.com/San Francisco, CaliforniaUSAclimate
consulting
data analysis/viz
software
geospatial
CompanyNorth Star Trackingwildlife tracking hardware company - has GPS, GSM, PTT, Globalstar/Iridium units for terrestrial & avian species; collars, backpacks ear tags, etc.; 1-way & 2-way connectivity available; datalogger collars available toohttp://www.northstarst.com/Oakton, VirginiaUSAdata-/bio-logging
geospatial
GPS
hardware
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
CompanyOcean Acoustics Ltdglobal underwater acoustics consultancy; provide scientifically robust underwater noise effects assessments, data analysis services, passive acoustic monitoring, underwater propagation modelling, etc.https://www.ocean-acoustics.com/about-acoustical-consulting-experts/AucklandNew Zealandbioacoustics
consulting
data analysis/viz
marine/aquatic
software
CompanyOcean Instrumentselectronic and software design for subsea acoustic monitoring systems; make the SoundTrap hydrophone ($3,100-$5,100) & dbWav acoustic analysis software ($990); http://www.oceaninstruments.co.nz/John AtkinsAucklandNew Zealandbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
hardware
marine/aquatic
CompanyOcean Science Analyticsutilize software tools for oceanic & coastal environments & organisms; have online trainings (on PAMGuard & Ishmael; marine spatial analysis/GIS coming soon) & resources; provide analytics & data science consulting for projectshttps://www.oceanscienceanalytics.com/Liz FergusonSan Diego, CaliforniaUSAbioacoustics
consulting
data analysis/viz
education
events
geospatial
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
software
CompanyOpenForestsoffer consulting for remote sensing for forests, source aerial imagery, explorer.land (map-based platform to demonstrate impact of a forest project), forest monitoring dashboard to detect deforestation & firehttps://openforests.com/Stefan Haas & Dr. Patrick RibeiroKrefeldGermanyclimate
consulting
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
GPS
remote sensing
software
CompanyOpensensingpartner of The Things Network; provide field sensors & environmental data logging tech to generate data that is turned into tailored dashboard; uses IoT, cloud computing, open-source softwarehttps://opensensing.com/BrightonAustraliaAI/ML
consulting
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
data management
hardware
IoT
open-source
software
terrestrial
CompanyOrnitelatelemetry hardware maker specializing in wild birds; OrniTrack brands (GPS + sensor tags) with GSM or cell service wireless data transfer; solar-paneled tags ($880-$1300);https://www.ornitela.com/VilniusLithuaniadata-/bio-logging
GPS
hardware
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
CompanyOutreach Roboticsprovide & develop custom aerial solutions for sampling hard-to-reach environments; manufacture & sell DeLeaves tool for collecting foliar samples from canopy; developed Mamba tool to collect plant samples from cliffshttps://www.outreachrobotics.com/Guillaume CharronSherbrooke/QuebecCanadadrones/AUV's
remote sensing
video
CompanyOverstoryusing satellite imagery & AI to analyze vegetation on Earth to prevent wildfireshttps://www.overstory.com/Indra den Bakker, Anniek Schouten, Roelof PietersAmsterdam, Sommerville, MassachusettsThe Netherlands, USAAI/ML
climate
consulting
data management
geospatial
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
CompanyOxford Nanopore Technologiesdeveloped sensing tech that uses nanopores embedded in high-tech electronics to perform precise molecular analyses with DNA, RNA; real-time genetic analyses, portable deviceshttps://nanoporetech.com/Oxford (HQ), Cambridge, Harwell, New York, Cambridge, San Francisco, Shanghai, TokyoUK (HQ), USA, China, Tokyo, Singaporedata-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
eDNA/genetics
hardware
marine/aquatic
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CompanyPachamauses machine learning with satellite imaging to measure carbon captured in forests; used for remote verification & monitoring, new standard of assurance in impact of these investments; on online platform you can review & support forest efforts around the world; integrated with REDD+https://pachama.com/Diego Saez Gil, Tomas AftalionAI/ML
climate
consulting
geospatial
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
CompanyPalmOil.iofor businesses to identify deforestation in their supply chain & track environmental risks from their suppliershttps://palmoil.ioBrooklyn, New York & Arlington, VirginiaUSAconsulting
software
wildlife crime prevention
CompanyPano AImakers of Pano Rapid Detect, AI platform for fire professionals to quickly detect threats, confirm fires & disseminate information to respondershttps://www.pano.ai/Sonia KastnerSan Francisco, CaliforniaUnited StatesAI/ML
climate
consulting
data management
software
terrestrial
CompanyPicterrapowering geospatial applications & services with machine learning & MLOps; work on projects to detect palm oil from satellite imagery, detect seals from drone imageryhttps://picterra.ch/picterra-industry-applications/forestry-environment/Pierrick Poulenas, Frank de MorsierChavannes, LausanneSwitzerlandAI/ML
consulting
data analysis/viz
geospatial
images
remote sensing
software
CompanyPiVa AIprovide R&D services in computer vision & machine learning including image recognition, object detection, image segmentation; work on projects on snake species classification from images, ProBee.cz bee parasite detection systemhttps://www.piva-ai.com/homeLukas Picek, Miroslav ValanAI/ML
data analysis/viz
data management
images
software
CompanyPivotal Futureincentivizing regeneration of biodiversity at scale by measuring & translating biodiversity into tradable assets on the Pivotal Nature Exchangehttps://www.pivotal.earth/Dr. Zoe Balmforth, Cameron FraylingCambridge, EnglandUKAI/ML
bioacoustics
camera traps
climate
consulting
data-/bio-logging
drones/AUV's
funding
local capacity building
terrestrial
CompanyPIX4Dphotogrammetry software suite for mobile & drone mapping; has flight app, desktop & cloud platforms; has Capture mobile app to plan, fly & get optimized images, Catch app to turn mobile devices into 3D scanners, Scan flight app for inspection of datahttps://www.pix4d.com/Prilly, Switzerland (HQ), also Berlin, Madrid, San Francisco & Denver (USA), Shanghai & Tokyodata management
drones/AUV's
geospatial
mobile app
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CompanyPlanet Labsleading provider of global daily Earth data; has highest-frequency satellite data commercially available; 200+ satellites; has analytics & monitoring dashboard; works with non-profit & private usershttps://www.planet.com/Will Marshall & Robbie SchinglerSan Francisco, California
Washington DC
Berlin
USA
Germany
data analysis/viz
data management
drones/AUV's
geospatial
networking
open-source
remote sensing
CompanyRAKwirelessdevelops market-oriented & easy-to-use IoT building blocks of MCUs, communication modules & sensors in a modular IoT platform system (uses LoRa, WisBlock, LTE, etc.)https://www.rakwireless.com/en-usShenzhen, Beijing, Xi'anChinahardware
IoT
CompanyRaspberry Pitiny, affordable single-board computer; org aims to teach computing & digital making skills; has Raspberry Pi Foundation toohttps://www.raspberrypi.org/CambridgeUKAI/ML
education
events
hardware
CompanyReconyxcamera-trap company; prices $400-$700; can set custom focal distance; external power connection options, solar panels; has MapView image processing & management software, mobile apphttps://www.reconyx.com/WisconsinUSAcamera trap
hardware
images
video
CompanyRemote Sensing Research Centremakers of SICK compact biomass lidar (non-contact distance measurement sensor, designed for close range); center uses remote sensing data, fieldwork, & spatial models to measure, map & monitor biophysical properties in terrestrial, atmospheric & aquatic environmentshttps://www.rsrc.org.au/cblStuart Phinn, Chris Roelfsema (University of Queensland)QueenslandAustraliadata-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
hardware
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
terrestrial
CompanyRenoster Systemsdevelop audio acoustic technology to detect gunshots in the African savannah, & as well as provide data analytic tools to optimize ranger operationshttps://www.renostersystems.co/Saif BhattiAustin, TXUSAAI/ML
bioacoustics
consulting
data analysis/viz
GPS
hardware
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
wildlife crime prevention
CompanyRidgeteccamera trap company ($400); cellular, external power options - solar panels; Camera Portal web app for live image viewinghttps://ridgetecoutdoors.com/Grovetown, Georgia
Lethbridge
USA
Canada
camera trap
hardware
images
video
CompanySafetyNet Technologiescreates tech to tackle issues facing the commerical fishing industry (bycatch reduction), e.g., Pisces-nets that use light emitting devices to help fishers catch the right fishhttps://sntech.co.uk/Aran, Nadia, DanLondonUKhardware
marine/aquatic
CompanySaildroneleader in ocean-going autonomous surface vehicles; AI enabled, secure data portal; for maritime domain awareness, ocean mapping, ocean data; wind & solar powered; human-pilot controlled remotely; can be deployed for up to 12 monthshttps://www.saildrone.com/Richard JenkinsAlameda, CaliforniaUSAAI/ML
data analysis/viz
data management
drones/AUV's
marine/aquatic
hardware
CompanySalodevelops solutions to climate change & biodiversity loss; guides investments in natural climate solutions by leveraging satellite data, ecological modeling & artificial intelligencehttps://salo.ai/David Marvin, Christopher AndersonSan Francisco, CaliforniaUSAAI/ML
climate
consulting
data analysis/viz
geospatial
remote sensing
CompanySavannah Tracking Ltdtelemetry/tracking hardware manufacturer; elephant collars, neck collars (GPS, GSM, Iridium, VHF, accelerometers), bird backpacks, giraffe tags; can give mortality SMS alerts; an set up user-defined geofences (& relevant alerts) - LionShield geofence project (light/sounds alarms) http://www.savannahtracking.com/Henrik Barner RasmussenKenyadata-/bio-logging
GPS
tracking/telemetry
CompanyScoutGuard Australiacamera trap retailer; makes their own trail cams too, cellular options that follow Australian telecommunications regulationshttp://scoutguard.com.au/ScoutGuard AustraliaAustraliacamera trap
hardware
images
terrestrial
CompanyScuboticsaim to reduce cost/time to monitor coral reefs using AI (coral classification), citizen science, AUVs (w/ video recorders) https://www.scubotics.com/Melbourne, FloridaUSAAI/ML
drones/AUV's
hardware
marine/aquatic
tracking/telemetry
video
CompanySea-Bird Scientificworld's largest developer/manufacturer of products for measuring ocean parameters (salinity, temperature, etc) & environmental water quality monitoring; includes mooring systems, sensors, data-loggers, water samplers, AUV/ROV sensorshttps://www.seabird.com/Bellevue, Washington & Philomath, OregonUSAclimate
consulting
data-/bio-logging
hardware
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
CompanySeiche Marine Acoustic Solutionsmanufacturer of towed, shore-cabled & vertical marine autonomous recording units to detect, localize & track vocalizing marine mammals in real-time; have marine mammal monitoring courses & trainings; offer modeling services (acoustic propagation, sound source verification)https://www.seiche.com/underwater-acoustic-products/acoustic-sensors/towed-pam/DevonUKbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
data management
education
events
hardware
marine/aquatic
tracking/telemetry
CompanySemtechmaker of high-performance analog & mixed signal semiconductors & advanced algorithms; specializing now in IoT, data centers & mobilityhttps://www.semtech.com/Canada, Mexico, USA, England, France, Germany, Switzerland, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, TaiwanAI/ML
hardware
IoT
software
CompanySensing Cluesdata mgmt platform for nature conservation; suite of tools includes Cluey-data collector & tracking app, Focus-data explorer, Wildcat-wildlife conservation analytical toolbox; Wildlife data hub-data analysis & processinghttps://sensingclues.org/Jan-Kees SchakelAmsterdamThe Netherlandsdata management
data analysis/viz
software
mobile app
CompanySextant Technology Ltdmakers of dataloggers, networked monitoring systems, RFID tags, burrowscopes, ozone analyzer; consult on marine ecological risk assessments http://www.s-t.co.nz/WellingtonNew Zealandconsulting
data-/bio-logging
hardware
marine/aquatic
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
CompanySnypercamera trap company ($250-$390); has LTE cellular camshttps://www.snyperhuntingproducts.com/Mcminnville, TennesseeUSAcamera trap
hardware
images
video
CompanySofar Oceandevices, data & apps to enable ocean intelligence at scale; Smart Buoy systems, weather API powered by largest open ocean sensor network, ship route optimization tool; ocean IoT system-distributed sensor platform with integrated solar power, satellite data connectivity & modular sensorshttps://www.sofarocean.com/Tim Janssen, Evan ShapiroSan Francisco, CaliforniaUSAconsulting
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
hardware
IoT
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
software
CompanySound Metricsdesigns & manufactures imaging sonars (DIDSON, ARIS makers) that can be deployed from vessels, ROVs, AUVs & divershttp://www.soundmetrics.com/Bellevue, WashingtonUSAdata-/bio-logging
drones/AUV's
geospatial
hardware
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
CompanySpark Funelectronic hardware maker; open source components, resource & tutorials; build, test & assemble >400 kits & boards in house; has non-profit arm - Community Partnership Programhttps://www.sparkfun.com/Nathan SeidleNiwot, ColoradoUSAeducation
events
funding
hardware
local capacity building
networking
CompanySpartancamera trap company ($140-$480); has cellular cams, external battery/solar panel kits; Camera Management mobile & web app https://spartancamera.com/Duluth, GeorgiaUSAcamera trap
hardware
images
video
CompanySpypointcamera trap company ($100-$300); have certified pre-owned/refurbished deals; has cellular cams, solar panel/external battery kits; app to manage cameras & photos, view customizable maps, check weather conditions https://www.spypoint.com/enQuebecCanadacamera trap
hardware
images
video
CompanyStar-Oddimakers of biologging tags (implantable tags too), environmental sensing loggers (underwater & terrestrial), accelerometershttps://www.star-oddi.com/GardabaerIcelanddata-/bio-logging
hardware
marine/aquatic
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
CompanyStealthCamcamera trap company ($60-$300); cellular cams; Comm& Pro app - downloads, image filtering, tagging optionshttps://www.stealthcam.com/Irving, TexasUSAcamera trap
hardware
images
video
CompanySwift Geospatial Solutionsonline portal providing proactive ecosystem monitoring, user-defined alerts, near real time analytics & imagery, Esri compliant; cloud-based processing; also forestry applicationshttps://swiftgeospatial.solutions/conservation/PretoriaSouth Africaclimate
consulting
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
GPS
remote sensing
software
CompanyTactacamcamera trap company ($140-$200); WiFi & cellular options; mobile app to remotely control camerahttps://www.tactacam.com/Caledonia, MinnesotaUSAcamera trap
hardware
images
video
CompanyTatoropen-source web platform for analyzing large video & image data collections; lets you rapidly deploy custom analytics workflows to gain insights from raw imagery; data management tools, annotation tools; https://www.tator.io/CVision AI, Inc.camera traps
data analysis/viz
data management
images
open-source
software
video
CompanyTechnosmart Europemanufacture GPS tracking systems for animals (avian, terrestrial & aquatic options); also have accelerometers, TDR sensors, Valve-Trak for bivalves (motion), remote download with UHF & GSM options; make base stations too; tags 1.5g up to 100ghttps://www.technosmart.eu/RomeItalydata-/bio-logging
geospatial
GPS
hardware
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
CompanyTeledyne FLIRhardware company making devices for thermal imaging, visible-light imaging, video analytics, measurement & diagnostic, & threat detection systems & machine vision camerashttps://www.flir.com/dozens of locations worldwideAI/ML
camera trap
data analysis/viz
hardware
images
remote sensing
video
CompanyTelemetry SolutionsGPS telemetry hardware for wildlife; smallest is 5g; backpacks, collars & implantshttps://www.telemetrysolutions.com/Quintin KermeenConcord, CaliforniaUSAdata-/bio-logging
geospatial
GPS
hardware
remote sensing
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
CompanyTelenaxwildlife tracking hardware company; VHF, GPS, Iridium options, drop-off mechanisms; sensors for mortality, activity/hibernation, posture, environmental, accelerometer, geofence, https://telenax.com/El MarquesMexicodata-/bio-logging
GPS
hardware
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
CompanyTelonicswildlife tracking hardware company; uses VHF, GPS, Argos; has options for avian, marine & terrestrial species; programmable collar releases; trapsite & marker beacon transmitters; have species-specific options for anteater, manatee, reptiles, crocodiles, elephantshttps://www.telonics.com/index.phpMesa, ArizonaUSAdata-/bio-logging
data management
GPS
hardware
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
CompanyTerraformationforest tech/forest accelerator; rapid reforesting; provide tools, training, financing & business support to scale forest restoration projects around the globehttps://www.terraformation.com/Yishan Wongconsulting
education
events
CompanyterraPulseplatform to map & monitor large landscapes through satellite-based measurements of forest-, crop-, range- & wildl& productivityhttps://www.terrapulse.com/about/index.html#what-we-do-aboutSaurabh Channon, Joseph Sexton, Ph.D., Min Feng, Ph.D.North Potomac, MarylandUSAAI/ML
consulting
data analysis/viz
geospatial
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
CompanyThe Biodiversity Consultancy Ltdpartner with businesses to enhance corporate stewardship & sustainability; creating science-based targets, developing 2030 strategies, biodiversity footprinting across value chains, risk-based ecological impact assessment, offsets, etc.https://www.thebiodiversityconsultancy.com/CambridgeUKconsulting
data analysis/viz
CompanyThe Earth Genomeenvironmental data analytics organization translating big environmental data to transform decision makinghttps://www.earthgenome.org/CaliforniaUSAconsulting
data analysis/viz
eDNA/genetics
CompanyThingy IoTinnovator for IoT devices, low-power & low-cost connectivity; design, development & production of environmental real-time data acquisition & telemetry systems designed to run unattended for long periods in remote locationshttps://thingy.us/Bellevue, WashingtonUSAdata management
hardware
IoT
tracking/telemetry
CompanyTigrinushardware company that makes trail cams, UHF & GPS transmitters/receivers, GSM integration; acoustic recorders https://www.tigrinus.com.br/Santa CatarinaBrazilbioacoustics
data-/bio-logging
geospatial
GPS
hardware
remote sensing
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
CompanyTitley Scientificwildlife tracking hardware company; collar, backpack, glue on & screw in GPS tracking devices; 0.35g VHF bat trackershttps://www.titley-scientific.com/us/products/wildlife-trackingBrendale
Lancashire
Johannesburg
Columbia, Missouri
Australia
UK
South Africa
USA
data-/bio-logging
GPS
hardware
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
CompanyTrailcam Proretailer for camera traps (from diff companies); has reviews, product spec's & tests https://www.trailcampro.com/Rich HowellSpringfield, MissouriUSAcamera trap
hardware
images
education
video
CompanyTRAILMASTERnot active anymore? camera trap company ($210-$700); active & passive IR camshttps://www.trailmaster.com/Lenexa, KansasUSAcamera trap
hardware
images
video
CompanyTreeconomyplatform to package & sell carbon offsets on behalf of landownders undertaking reforestation; provides sustainable income stream for landowners & meets growing dem& for carbon offsetshttps://www.treeconomy.co/Harry Grocott, Robert GodfreyLondonEnglandAI/ML
climate
consulting
local capacity building
remote sensing
terrestrial
CompanyTreeovoluntary CO2 market app to mobilize small-scale farmers to help reverse climate change by monitoring tree-planting initiativeshttps://treeo.org/Johanne SchweglerStuttgartGermanyclimate
education
images
local capacity building
mobile app
terrestrial
CompanyTreevia Forest Technologiestrack & increase forest productivity through forestry research, investment; integration with IoT; "turn data into forest intelligence"https://treevia.com.br/São PaoloBrazilconsulting
data analysis/viz
geospatial
IoT
remote sensing
software
CompanyUAVWILDlow-cost wildlife drone services & imagery productionhttp://www.uavwild.comBeth PridayBristolUnited KingdomAI/ML
camera trap
drones/AUV's
geospatial
images
video
CompanyUpstream Techsmart climate solutions for a changing planet; Lens platform to monitor landscapes with aggregated satellite, aerial, environmental data, & collaborative workflowhttps://upstream.tech/Marshall Moutenot, Alden Keefe Sampsonclimate
data-/bio-logging
education
geospatial
networking
remote sensing
software
CompanyUrban Skyremote sensing via the stratospheric Microballoon (microsatellite); delivering broad area, high-resolution aerial imagery at a coast drastically less than satellites, aircraft or drones; maintain archive of regularly imaged urban areas; 10cm GSD 3-b& aerial imagery; $5/sq kmhttps://urbansky.com/Andrew Antonio, Jared LeidichDenver, ColoradoUSAclimate
consulting
data-/bio-logging
geospatial
hardware
images
remote sensing
CompanyVectronic Aerospacemakers of GPS collars (Vertex, Survey brands), drop-offs, external sensors (proximity tags, heart rate logger, accelerometer, mortality implants), trap transmittershttps://www.vectronic-aerospace.com/BerlinGermanydata-/bio-logging
GPS
hardware
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
CompanyView into the Blueconnects clients with tech to provide environmental monitoring & data services; specializes in real-time, self-cleaning underwater camera & sensor systems; can do live-streaming, differing lighting systems; environmental & audio sensor integration; devices use AI on the edgehttps://www.viewintotheblue.com/Trevor MendelowBoulder, ColoradoUSAAI/ML
bioacoustics
camera trap
data-/bio-logging
drones/AUV's
hardware
marine/aquatic
tracking/telemetry
CompanyVizzualitydata visualization org; works on Global Forest Watch, Resource Watch, Trase, Marxan, Restor, Global Mangrove Watch, Wildlife Insights, Half Earth (from EO Wilson foundation), supply chain transparencyhttps://www.vizzuality.com/Madrid
Cambridge
Porto
Spain
UK
Portugal
data analysis/viz
data management
consulting
CompanyWild Immersiona virtual reserve; can meet wild animals in their 'natural habitat' with VR films; explore biodiversity with educational games within app; currently has 140 species & 40 countrieshttps://en.wildimmersion.io/France(?)education
mobile app
video
CompanyWild Vision Systemslive-trapping system & data platform, powered by artificial intelligence, for effective control of invasive animalshttps://www.wildvision.ai/Derek Yorks, Benjamin StookeyUSAAI/ML
data analysis/viz
data management
hardware
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
CompanyWildchaindigitally adopt endangered animals via impact NFTs (using blockchain) & support real-world conservation effortshttps://www.wildchain.io/Flo Rehm, Arch WongchindawestBangkokThailandclimate
funding
images
mobile app
CompanyWildgame Innovationscamera trap company ($50-$140); Huntsmart mobile app for remotely controlling cameras; have cellular camshttps://www.wildgameinnovations.com/Irving, TexasUSAcamera trap
hardware
images
video
CompanyWildlife Acousticsmaker of SongMeters (passive acoustics), Echo (bats); SongMeters ($850), mini ($500), & micro ($250); Kaleidoscope software (free spectrogram viewer, Pro version $400/year for bioacoustic analysis); have grants program, lots of webinars, resource archive, community forumshttps://www.wildlifeacoustics.com/Ian AgranatMaynard, MassachusettsUSAbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
education
funding
hardware
software
terrestrial
CompanyWildlife Computerswildlife telemetry solutions company; makers of the Fastloc GPS; avian, PAT, SPOT, SPLASH, TDR & custom tags; have a tag mgmt portalhttps://wildlifecomputers.com/Redmond, Washington
Havelock North
USA
New Zealand
data-/bio-logging
data management
GPS
hardware
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
CompanyWildlife Dronesimplementing drone tracking solutions - radio tracking, thermal imaging, drone supply, pilot training & licensing; can track up to 40 radio-tagged animals simultaneouslyhttps://wildlifedrones.net/Debbie SaundersActonAustraliadrones/AUV's
education
events
geospatial
hardware
images
tracking/telemetry
CompanyWildlife Materials, Incmanufacture VHF telemetry antennas, receivers & accessories; transmitters for reptiles, fish, small & large mammals, birds, implantable tagshttps://wildlifematerials.com/Robert & Linda HawkinsMurphysboro, IllinoisUSAdata-/bio-logging
hardware
tracking/telemetry
CompanyWildlifeTekprovide online courses & workshops, consulting & support services, free resources & community; offer specialist thermal imaging services predominantly suitable for bat surveyshttps://www.wildlifetek.com/Kayleigh Fawcett Williamscamera trap
consulting
education
events
hardware
images
terrestrial
CompanyWindow to Wildliferemote wildlife cam install & livestreaming; have installed many popular bald eagle & osprey cams on the internet; can help advise best practices & build out camera systemshttps://windowtowildlife.orgConnor O'BrienAustin, TexasUnited Statescamera traps
consulting
IoT
images
video
CompanyXerius Trackingwildlife monitoring & tracking systems; develops miniturized trackers & data loggers using GPS, Argos, VHF, UHF & GSM technologies; software to connect/manage devices remotelyhttp://www.xeriustracking.fr/Saint JeanFrancedata-/bio-logging
GPS
hardware
remote sensing
software
tracking/telemetry
OpportunityAI for Climate Lightning TalksLightning talks by experts about using AI to accelerate humanity's response to climate changehttps://www.forclimate.ai/ltsAI/ML
events
education
OpportunityAI for the Planetannual conference & monthly virtual talk series on AI use in environmental sustainability, climate change mitigation, pollution management, air/water quality, & SDGshttps://aifortheplanet.org/en/UNESCO, UNEP, Microsoft AI for Earth, startupinsideAI/ML
education
events
networking
OpportunityARSETApplied Remote Sensing Training Program; provides trainings, webinars on remote sensing for conservation & biodiversityhttps://appliedsciences.nasa.gov/what-we-do/capacity-building/arsetNASAevents
education
geospatial
remote sensing
OpportunityAudioMoth guidepractical guide to AudioMoths; covers supplies, firmware, configurations, recording, enclosures, deployment, data mgmt & data analysishttps://github.com/rhine3/audiomoth-guide/blob/master/guide.mdTessa Rhinehartbioacoustics
education
hardware
OpportunityBioacoustics Datasets ListA list of bioacoustics datasets that are easily accessible & downloadable, repositorieshttps://bioacousticsdatasets.weebly.com/Justin Salamon (Adobe)bioacoustics
data management
open-source
OpportunityBioacoustics software guidelist of software packages for bioacoustic analyses; split into platforms for acoustic localization, extracting parameters; detection & classification; manual review & annotation; general listening/viewinghttps://github.com/rhine3/audiomoth-guide/blob/master/resources/analysis-software.mdTessa RhinehartAI/ML
bioacoustics
education
software
OpportunityCamera trap & machine learning inforesources on camera trap systems using ML, GitHub repos about ML for camera traps, info on smart camera traps, manual labeling tools, post-hoc analysis tools, camera trap ML papers, data sourceshttps://agentmorris.github.io/camera-trap-ml-survey/Dan Morriscamera traps
data analysis/viz
data management
education
images
software
OpportunityCamera Trap Analysis Methods Comparison tablecompares known camera trap solutions that aid with detection & species classification; summarizes key features that would aid the typical workflow for an ecologisthttps://www.notion.so/Camera-Trap-Pipeline-Solution-Comparison-2eac80825c4941b0b2b5fad3daea1cc3Petar GyurovAI/ML
camera traps
data analysis/viz
data management
education
images
software
OpportunityCamTrakkercamera trap buying guides, product reviews, bloghttps://www.camtrakker.com/camera trap
education
hardware
images
video
OpportunityClimate Basediscover jobs, people, & organizations working to solve the climate crisishttps://climatebase.org/Justin Hardin, Evan Hyneseducation
funding
jobs
networking
OpportunityCompSust Doctorate Consortiumfocuses on computational methods for balancing environmental, economic & societal needs for a sustainable futurehttp://www.compsust.net/compsust-2020/Cornell UniversityIthaca, New YorkUSAacademic lab
data analysis/viz
education
events
jobs
OpportunityComputer Vision Methods for Ecology school3-week intensive summer school teaching computer vision methods for ecology, seeking to empower ecologists to accurately & efficiently analyze large image, audio, or video datasets using computer visionhttps://cv4ecology.caltech.edu/California Technical UniversityPasadena, CaliforniaUSAAI/ML
data analysis/viz
data management
education
events
funding
images
networking
video
OpportunityCopernicus Open Acces Hubprovides complete, free & open access to Sentinel-1, Sentinel-2, Sentinel-3 & Sentinel-5P user products; access to mission data through interactive GUI (graphic user interface)https://scihub.copernicus.eu/Copernicus Data & Information Access Services (DIAS), European Space Agencygeospatial
images
marine/aquatic
open-source
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
OpportunityCubeSatfacilitating easy access to space; has developer resources, webinars & online workshopshttps://www.cubesat.org/Cal Polytech, San Luis Obispo, Stanford's Space Systems Dev Labeducation
events
geospatial
hardware
remote sensing
software
OpportunityData Science for Social Good FellowshipMay-August fellowship with a number of environmental data science project options.https://www.dssgfellowship.org/Carnegie Mellow UniversityPittsburgh, PennsylvaniaUSAacademic lab
AI/ML
climate
data analysis/viz
data management
education
jobs
OpportunityDataKindmatches up data scientist volunteers with nonprofits who need their helphttps://www.datakind.org/Jake Porwayeducation
data analysis/viz
networking
OpportunityDevelop for Goodpairs, trains & supports student volunteers as they develop technical product solutions for nonprofits; has grants program to apply for technical helphttps://www.developforgood.org/education
funding
hardware
networking
software
OpportunityDinaconcombines interaction design & field biology; “unconference” format where the daily activities are led by the participants; 3 basic requirements for participating: make something, document & share it publicly, get recorded feedback from other participants; have catalogue of previous projects; 2022 in Sri Lankahttps://www.2022.dinacon.org/DIgital Naturalism Laboraties (Dinalab)education
events
networking
hardware
marine/aquatic
open-source
software
terrestrial
OpportunityEarth Hacksharness the power of hackathons to develop student-driven solutions to the climate crisis; run environmental hackathons; has database of past solutions & results of previous eventshttps://earthhacks.io/Sanjana PaulClaymont, DelawareUSAAI/ML
climate
citizen science
data analysis/viz
education
events
software
OpportunityEcoExploreExperiences Promoting Learning Outdoors for Research & Education; incentive-based citizen science program for children in grades K-8https://www.ecoexplore.net/North Carolina ArboretumNorth CarolinaUSAcitizen science
education
events
images
OpportunityESRI foundationfocus on analyzing & sharing data to advance SDG's; develop geospatial solutions for non-profits pro bonohttps://www.esri.com/en-us/industries/sustainability/overviewESRIdata analysis/viz
education
geospatial
networking
remote sensing
OpportunityEthical Tech Job Boards Listspreadsheet of a bunch of job boards for tech folkshttps://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dFVoF6f9VU5pjaGhyyvQaBN0n6ae-iLCtlvsO1N2jhA/htmlview#gid=0Ted Fickes, Edward Saperiajobs
OpportunityFish Tech Groupsdirectory of fisheries tech organizations, projects & initiativeshttps://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1G4XX7WB5dt4D5SFQmecEKVk2xSDRxWVpPOgTDHZf9-M/edit#gid=1907083143Kate Wingeducation
hardware
marine/aquatic
networking
software
OpportunityFishOASIS Underwater Camerainstructions on how to build an underwater optical imaging system for capturing images in low-light aquatic habitats using only ambient lighthttps://github.com/cpagniel/FishOASIS/Camille Pagniellobioacoustics
camera trap
hardware
images
IoT
marine/aquatic
open-source
OpportunityGeolocation analysis guidelight-level geolocation analysis guide with code, examples, & tutorials for different open source software toolshttps://geolocationmanual.vogelwarte.ch/index.htmlLisovski S et al (full author list: https://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/1365-2656.13036)education
data analysis/viz
geospatial
open-source
OpportunityHack for Natureevents, hackathons, webinars, challenges for those from all backgrounds to protect biodiversity through use of new techhttps://www.hackfornature.com/education
events
hardware
jobs
networking
software
OpportunityIdea WILDgives small equipment grants ($1,500) to conservation professionalshttps://ideawild.org/Fort Collins, ColoradoUSAfunding
hardware
local capacity building
OpportunityInstructablescommunity for people who like the make things; gives step-by-step instruction guides for thousands of projects, including circuits & electronics; users can post their own guides to add to the platformhttps://www.instructables.com/MIT Media Lab, Squid Labseducation
hardware
open-source
OpportunityiWildCamannual Kaggle competition developing models to classify species & count individual animals across sequences in camera trap datasetshttps://github.com/visipedia/iwildcam_compSara Beery, Elijah Cole, Oisin Mac Aodha, Vighnesh BirodkarAI/ML
camera trap
data analysis/viz
events
images
terrestrial
OpportunityKaggle Competitionsa huge number of tasks in all different fields - anyone can compete to build the best machine learning model for any of these datasetshttps://www.kaggle.com/competitionsAnthony Goldbloom, Ben HamnerfAI/ML
data analysis/viz
events
funding
networking
software
OpportunityKDD Conservation Workshopannual conference; usually has workshop related to conservation tech; 2020 talk recordings uphttps://www.kdd.org/kdd2020/special-days/earth-dayConference on Knowledge Discovery & Data Miningdata analysis/viz
events
OpportunityKeeling Curve Prizeaward $25,000 to 2 climate solutions annually; projects in 5 categories: Capture & Utilization, Energy, Finance, Social & Cultural Pathways, & Transport & Mobilityhttps://www.globalwarmingmitigationproject.org/about-kcpThe Global Warming Mitigation ProjectAspen, ColoradoUSAclimate
funding
OpportunityNatureTech Jobsjob board for nature & tech positionsnaturetech.ioJonathan CleggBristolUnited Kingdomjobs
OpportunityPacific Ocean Sound Recordingspassive acoustic data (sound recordings) from a deep-ocean environment off central California; continuous from July 2015; archived on AWShttps://registry.opendata.aws/pacific-sound/Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)bioacoustics
data management
marine/aquatic
open-source
OpportunityPortable Genomicsan overview of portable genetic & eDNA technologies, glossary if new to genomics or need refresher & a roadmap for figuring out which steps not to forget when planning experiments; fieldwork equipment checklist, etc.https://www.portablegenomics.org/Ineke KnoteDNA/genetics
education
marine/aquatic
tracking/telemetry
OpportunityRainforest Tech Primeran intro to using tech to monitor & share information on rainforest issues, l& rights & indigenous rights; designed as starting point for organizations/activists interested in adding technology to improve their advocacy work; includes apps, satellite imagery resources, audio/video toolshttps://library.theengineroom.org/rainforest-tech/The Engine Room, Rainforest Foundation Norwaydata-/bio-logging
data management
education
images
local capacity building
mobile app
open-source
remote sensing
terrestrial
video
OpportunitySan Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Summer Student Fellowshipsundergraduate summer fellowship opportunities. Have included conservation tech projects in the past. Population Sustainability research opportunity specifically mentions working in the Conservation Technology Labhttps://science.sandiegozoo.org/opportunities/summer-student-fellowshipsSan Diego Zoo Wildlife AllianceSan Diego, CaliforniaUSAbioacoustics
eDNA/genetics
education
images
jobs
software
OpportunitySANBI Online Resourceshas atlases, infobases & resource documents on South African flora & fauna monitoring data (GIS tool, invasive plant tracker, journal article database, species statuses & occurrence records, l& degradation map, SeaKeys (mapping marine biodiversity), https://www.sanbi.org/resources/South African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth Africadata management
education
geospatial
GPS
local capacity building
marine/aquatic
open-source
software
terrestrial
OpportunitySeaPerchSTEM education & underwater robotics program that equips students/educators with resources to build an underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV); students can showcase their designs in competitionshttps://seaperch.org/RoboNationArlington, VirginiaUSAeducation
events
hardware
marine/aquatic
OpportunityTackling Climate Change with Machine Learning Workshopannual workshop as part of ICML (2020 webinars recorded & online)https://www.climatechange.ai/events/icml2021International Conference on Machine Learningclimate
events
AI/ML
OpportunityTech Jobs for Goodhelps organizations working on social & environmental issues hire tech talent looking for purposeful workhttps://techjobsforgood.com/Noah Hartjobs
OpportunityTech Mattersfacilitates collaboration to solve social problems using tech; help social change leaders underst& what tech can & can't do & build tech solutions to solve social problems; one of their projects is Terraso - tech partner in 1000 landscapes for 1 billion peoplehttps://techmatters.org/Jim Fruchterman (Benetech)AI/ML
climate
education
hardware
networking
OpportunityTech Tutors webinarsshort lectures/tutorials/walk-throughs about different conservation tech topics followed by interactive Q&Ahttps://www.wildlabs.net/resources/tech-tutors/wildlabs-tech-tutors-season-3WILDLABSevents
education
hardware
networking
software
OpportunityTechstars Sustainability Acceleratorseek out for-profit entrepreneurs with commercially viable technologies that can rapidly solve conservation challenges globally; mentorship-driven accelerator program connects conservationists, corporate partners, investors & conservationistshttps://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/who-we-are/how-we-work/technology-and-innovation/techstars-sustainability-accelerator/The Nature ConservancyBoulder, ColoradoUSAclimate
education
events
funding
networking
OpportunityThe ARKglobal business network, professional development & data platform for wildlife conservation organisations, investors, donors, scientists, projects & technology providershttps://theark.co/data management
funding
jobs
local capacity building
networking
software
OpportunityUsing AI for camera trap data guideguide to using existing AI user interfaces for processing camera trap imagery; includes instructions for Wildlife Insights, MegaDetector, MLWIC2 & Conservation AIhttps://ai-camtraps.netlify.app/index.htmlJuliana Velez, John FiebergAI/ML
camera traps
education
images
OpportunityWildCo camera trap data & R guidereproducible camera trap data exploration & analysis examples in R; guide to using existing image analysis frameworks with camera trap datahttps://bookdown.org/c_w_beirne/wildCo-Data-Analysis/WildCo Lab, University of British ColumbiaVancouver, British ColumbiaCanadaAI/ML
camera traps
data analysis/viz
education
images
R/Rstudio
OpportunityWork on ClimateSlack community for people serious about climate work; find climate jobs, build climate companies, network with people.https://workonclimate.org/Eugene Kirpichov, Cassandra Xia, Eva Illescasclimate
funding
jobs
networking
OpportunityWorkshop on Leveraging AI in Environmental Sciences3rd annual NOAA workshop open to the public - September 13-17https://2021noaaaiworkshop.sched.com/infoNOAAUSAAI/ML
events
OpportunityZooniversedata labeling for all kinds of different scientific projects - fun way that folks at any level can directly contribute to scientific research in many different fieldshttps://www.zooniverse.org/Chris Lintott, Lucy Fortsoncamera trap
data management
geospatial
images
remote sensing
software
video
Organization4 Earth Intelligencegather evidence-based intelligence through geospatial data & analystics; aimed at creating actionable & understandable insights for different applicationshttps://www.4earthintelligence.com/BristolUKAI/ML
consulting
data analysis/viz
geospatial
software
OrganizationAbalobienabling sustainable small-scale fishing communities globally through modular technology ecosystem; apps & software for logging intake, catch monitoring, traceability/supply chain transparency, data dashboards, digital market; e-learning modules & project development resources for fishers; run Fish with a Story initiativehttps://abalobi.org/Nicolaas Waldeck, Serge Raemaekers, Abongile NgqongwaSouth Africadata management
education
local capacity building
marine/aquatic
mobile app
software
wildlife crime prevention
OrganizationAllen Coral Atlasglobal coral mapping initiative; leads Coral Reef Watch; develops habitat maps; has bleaching monitoring system via satellite imagery; measures environmental variable layers (bathymetry, turbidity, etc.)https://allencoralatlas.org/NatGeo, University of Queensland, Vulcan, Planet, ASU Center for Global Discovery and Conservation Sciencedata analysis/viz
geospatial
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
software
OrganizationAllen Institute for Artificial Intelligencebuilding AI for the common good; Vulcan environmental tech projects (e.g., EarthRanger, SkyLight) moved here in 2021https://allenai.org/Seattle, WashingtonUSAAI/ML
bioacoustics
images
marine/aquatic
software
terrestrial
OrganizationAmazon Conservation Team StoryMapsmap-driven digital storytelling using ArcGIS Story maps; data visualization tool; story maps on Guiana Shield region, indigenous communities, community mapping, threats (deforestation, mining) https://www.amazonteam.org/storytelling-maps/Amazon Conservation Teamdata analysis/viz
geospatial
images
OrganizationAmibioAutomatic Acoustic Monitoring & Inventorying of Biodiversity; constructs & deploys autonomous multi-sensor monitoring stations & automatically analyze their transmitted measurements for long-term monitoring of biodiversity activity; deploying a prototype hardware system; <0.5 sq m & solar-panel-poweredhttps://www.amibio-project.eu/bioacoustics
data-/bio-loggingg
data analysis/viz
hardware
remote sensing
OrganizationAMMODautomated multisensor station for monitoring species diversity; based in Germany; in testing nowhttps://ammod.de/Germanybioacoustics
camera trap
data-/bio-loggingg
hardware
OrganizationAniBOS: Animal Bourne Observation SystemAniBOS (Animal Borne Ocean Sensors), an emerging network of the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS), provides freely available oceanographic measurements across the hard-to-reach world’s polar & tropical oceans collected through bio-logging, the deployment of sensors on marine animals https://anibos.com/about/data-/bio-logging
hardware
marine/aquatic
open-source
OrganizationAqueducttools to identify & evaluate water risks around the world (e.g., floods, droughts) using open-source, peer reviewed data; has Water Risk Atlas & country rankings; Food map to identify how water risks factor into food securityhttps://www.wri.org/aqueduct/WRIdata analysis/viz
geospatial
marine/aquatic
open-source
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
OrganizationArduinoopen-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware & software; Arduino board can liaise with many sensors; use software to tell Arduino what to do by writing code & using development environmenthttps://www.arduino.cc/data analysis/viz
education
hardware
open-source
software
OrganizationArduPilotopen source autopilot system supporting drones/AUVs & other unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs); source code developed & maintained by community or professionals & enthusiasts; has online trainings & events toohttps://ardupilot.org/Chris Anderson, Jordi Munozdrones/AUV's
education
events
hardware
open-source
software
OrganizationArribada Initiativeco-develops open, customisable & impact-driven conservation technologies; makers of Horizon developer kit datalogging board (with GPS, Bluetooth, accelerometer, 3G cellular, Argos ARCTIC transmitter); sea-to-source expedition tracking ocean plastic; creating thermal camera system to automatically detect the thermal signature of polar bears to alert local response teams to their presencehttps://arribada.org/CheshireUKcamera trap
data-/bio-logging
education
geospatial
GPS
hardware
IoT
marine/aquatic
open-source
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
OrganizationAtlantic White Shark Conservancymaintains Sharktivity app (helps experts track individual sharks & shark sightings); White Shark logbook acoustic app; Gills Club educational apphttps://www.atlanticwhiteshark.org/Megan WintonChatham, MassachusettsUSAbioacoustics
education
mobile app
marine/aquatic
OrganizationAtlantOSAtlantic Ocean Observing System; supports the evolution & implementation of the system as a contribution to the Global Ocean Observing System & the GEO Blue Planet initiative; focusing on research areas: carbon uptake, coastal disaster risk reduction, ecosystem assessment, blue economy/food security, safety at seahttp://atlantos-ocean.org/Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance, All-Atlantic Research Alliance, KDM, Blue Planet, GEOdata-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
events
local capacity building
marine/aquatic
networking
remote sensing
OrganizationAustralian Acoustic ObservatoryA2O; national acoustic observaotry, currently at 90 sites; continental-scale acoustic sensor network; data stored on cloud; use Frontier Lab ARUs; data freely accessible in cloudhttps://acousticobservatory.org/Birdlife Australia, QUT Ecoacoustics Groupbioacoustics
data management
hardware
networking
terrestrial
OrganizationAZTIscientific & technology center aligned with the UN SDG goals - specializing in climate change, marine ecosystems, sustainable fisheries, & food solutions & security.https://www.azti.es/en/Ángel Borja - Scientific DirectorSukarrieta, Pasaia, DerioSpainAI/ML
climate
data analysis/viz
drones/AUV's
eDNA/genetics
geospatial
images
marine/aquatic
software
tracking/telemetry
OrganizationBearID Projectdeveloping face recognition software for use in wildlife monitoring, starting with individually identifying grizzly bears from camera trap imageshttp://bearresearch.org/Melanie Clapham, Ed Miller (Arm)AI/ML
camera trap
images
software
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
OrganizationBig Cat Brotherbuilding smart connected devices to avoid unwanted human-jaguar conflict; also publishes information on how to build smart connected devices for conservationhttps://dnnacgm11.wixsite.com/bigcatbrotherCarlos Gustavo MerollaArgentinaAI/ML
bioacoustics
camera trap
data-/bio-logging
education
GPS
hardware
IoT
local capacity building
software
OrganizationBiodiversity Genomics Europeaccelerating use of genomics to enhance understanding of biodiversity, monitor biodiversity change & guide interventions; combining BIOSCAN-Europe & European Reference Genome Atlashttps://biodiversitygenomics.eu/Leidenthe Netherlandsdata management
eDNA/genetics
OrganizationBiodiversity Information Standards (TDWG)international collaboration among the creators, managers & users of biodiversity information & to promote wider & more effective dissemination & knowledge sharing; standards include Darwin Core, Audobon Core, Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions; have open-access journal, host conferenceshttps://www.tdwg.org/San Francisco, CaliforniaUSAdata management
education
events
networking
OrganizationBioDTBiodiversity Digital Twin; prototype provides advanced models for simulation & prediction capabilities, through practical use cases addressing critical issues related to global biodiversity dynamics https://biodt.eu/AI/ML
data analysis/viz
OrganizationBIOPAMABiodiversity & Protected Areas Management; assists African, Caribbean & Pacific countries address their priorities for improved management & governance of biodiversity & natural resources; has funding arm, observatories system & protected area management platformhttps://biopama.org/IUCN, JRC of European Commissiondata management
education
funding
local capacity building
remote sensing
OrganizationBlueGreen Labsdedicated to making sense of oceans of data & solving data driven environmental questions; combined expertise in remote sensing, ecological modeling, field surveys, data science & rescue to provide end-to-end research & development solutionshttps://bluegreenlabs.org/Elizabeth Kearsley, Koen Hufkens, Lyndon KearsleyMelseleBelgiumclimate
data analysis/viz
geospatial
GPS
hardware
images
remote sensing
software
OrganizationBonn challenge barometeruniversally applicable, systematic framework for identifying, assessing & tracking action of global restoration commitments; considers success factors & results & benefits; currently being trialed in 30 countrieshttps://infoflr.org/bonn-challenge-barometerInfoFLR (IUCN)consulting
data management
software
OrganizationCamelotcamera trap image processing/organization; can download on Mac, PC, Linux; species database for image classification; good documentation, data privacy options; integrates with PRESENCE & camtrapR; multi-user options, metadata error checking feature; can bulk upload, 2 million datasets on it nowhttps://camelotproject.org/Heidi Hendry, Chris MannAI/ML
camera trap
data analysis/viz
data management
images
software
OrganizationCarbonMapperlocating, quantifying & tracking methane leaks & CO2 emissions from air & spacehttps://carbonmapper.org/Greenbrae, CaliforniaUSAclimate
geospatial
remote sensing
software
tracking/telemetry
OrganizationCarbonPlannon-profit that analyzes climate solutions, builds open tools/resources for evaluation & deployment of them, improving transparency & scientific integrity of carbon removalhttps://carbonplan.orgCaliforniaUSAclimate
consulting
data analysis/viz
open-source
software
OrganizationCenter for AIresearchers inside & outside of NOAA interested in using AI for the environmenthttps://www.noaa.gov/topic-tags/artificial-intelligenceNOAAAI/ML
data analysis/viz
marine/aquatic
OrganizationCenter for Conservation Innovationlead & collaborate on research on conservation laws & policies, develop new tech to collect & communicate actionable conservation data, advocate for science policy; maintain open data portal with code, repo's geospatial data & other documents https://defenders-cci.org/Defenders of Wildlifedata management
geospatial
marine/aquatic
networking
terrestrial
OrganizationCentre for AI and Climateorganization focused on advancing applicaiton of data science & AI to accelerate action on climate changehttps://www.c-ai-c.org/UKAI/ML
data analysis/viz
climate
software
OrganizationCetalingua Projectcitizen science platform to enable deep learning research focused on gaining a greater understanding of cetacean communicationhttps://cetalingua.com/Natalija LaceAI/ML
bioacoustics
citizen science
education
marine/aquatic
software
OrganizationChorus Acousticsdedicated to listening to marine ecosystems for conservation & sustainable development; operate underwater recorders & have developed data anlaysis softwarehttps://chorusacoustics.com/Cedric Gervaise, Julie LossentGrenobleFrancebioacoustics
data analysis/viz
data management
hardware
marine/aquatic
software
OrganizationClimate Engineon-dem& cloud computing & visualization of climate & remote sensing data for decision support related to drought, water use, agriculture, wildfire, & ecologyhttp://climateengine.org/Justin Huntington - Desert Research Initiative & John Abatzoglou - UC MercedReno, Nevada; Merced, CaliforniaUSAAI/ML
climate
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
GPS
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
OrganizationClimate TRACE (Tracking Real-time Atmospheric Carbon Emissions)harnessing satellites & AI to advance green house gas emissions monitoring through direct observation & open datahttps://www.climatetrace.org/Al Gore, CarbonPlan, Carbon Tracker, Earthrise Alliance, Hudson Carbon, OceanMind, Rocky Mountain Institute, Watt Time, Blue Sky Analytics, HypervineAI/ML
climate
remote sensing
OrganizationConnected ConservationNGO bringing tech companies together to design, deploy & fund enabling network infrastructure for protected areas, including point to multi-point WiFi, LoRaWan, digital radios, cameras, sensors & operations hardware; enables threat detection, species monitoring & conservation operations http://www.connectedconservation.foundationNTT, Dimension Data and CiscoUK (HQ)
South Africa
Kenya
Botswana
Indonesia
AI/ML
camera trap
consulting
drones/AUV's
funding
geospatial
GPS
hardware
IoT
local capacity building
networking
remote sensing
software
OrganizationConservation Biology Instituteprovide technical tools for conservation (geospatial data/analyses, conservation planning & management, statistical analyses, consulting, training), host bespoke decision support tools; host Data Basin (https://databasin.org/) - mapping & analysis platform; https://consbio.org/Corvallis, OregonUnited Statesclimate
consulting
data analysis/viz
data management
education
geospatial
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
OrganizationConservation Dronesplatform to share knowledge of building & using low-cost unmanned aerial vehicles for conservation-related applications; build local capacityhttps://conservationdrones.org/Lian Pin Koh, Serge WichAustralia
USA
Switzerland
UK
drones/AUV's
education
hardware
local capacity building
OrganizationConservation Science Partners Analytics Labdevelop & prototype software, computation environments & data products to monitor l& use, analyze ecosystems, develop climate change projections, etc.https://analytics-lab.org/HQ in California (other US offices as well)USAclimate
consulting
data analysis/viz
geospatial
software
OrganizationConservation Technology Information Centerpromotes, supports & provides information on conservation technologies & sustainable agricultural systemshttps://ctic.org/Mike Kromp (director)West Lafayette, IndianaUSAclimate
consulting
education
terrestrial
OrganizationConservationAIdetecting & classifying animals, evidence of illegal activity from pictures & thermal images collected by camera traps, drones (can use 3/4G comm's for real-time monitoring); upload data to site, models (TensorFlow) automatically run them & give you analytics dashboardhttp://www.conservationai.co.ukPaul Fergus, Serge Wich, Carl Chalmers, Steven LongmoreUKAI/ML
camera trap
data analysis/viz
drones/AUV's
images
remote sensing
software
wildlife crime prevention
OrganizationConservationX Labsopen source conservation tech projects; makers of Sentinel system: add-on to tech that facilitates embedded ML; NABIT - h& held device that compaes DNA sample to Barcode of Life Database; online makerspace community; launch lots of 'grand' challenge competitions; conservation curriculum toolkit (education)https://conservationxlabs.com/Alex Dehgan, Paul BunjeWashington DC & Seattle, WashingtonUSAAI/ML
camera trap
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
eDNA/genetics
education
funding
hardware
networking
software
OrganizationConservifymaking tools & technologies for conservationists & communities; makers of FieldKit dataloggerhttp://conservify.org/Shah SelbeLos Angeles, CaliforniaUSAdata-/bio-logging
education
hardware
marine/aquatic
open-source
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
OrganizationCos4cloudproject to boost citizen science technologies, improve citizen observatories; integrated with European Open Science Cloud; works with iSpot, Pl@netNet, Artportalen, Natusfera; facilitating networking between platforms, hosting bioblitzes, datathons, etchttps://cos4cloud-eosc.eu/EU Horizonbioacoustics
citizen science
data-/bio-logging
education
events
images
networking
video
OrganizationCOVERAGEprovide improved, integrated & more seamless access to inter-agency, multivariate satellite data for sea surface temperature, ocean vector winds, ocean surface topography, ocean color radiometryhttps://coverage.ceos.org/NASA, Committee on Earth Observation Satellites, California Institute of Technologydata management
geospatial
marine/aquatic
open-source
OrganizationCSICmaintains open, online portals of monitoring data; has global change observatory that uses indices & indicators to assess status of the habitathttp://icts.ebd.csic.es/global-change-observatoryDoñana Biological Reserve (Huelva & Sevilla)Spainclimate
data-/bio-logging
data management
open-source
software
terrestrial
Organizationctreesplatform to track carbon in every tree & forest on the planet; global monitoring system for robust carbon accountinghttps://ctrees.org/Sassan Saatchi, Philippe Ciais, Martin Brandt, Phil Decola, Rasmus Fensholt, Jean-Pierre WigneronPasadena, CaliforniaUSAAI/ML
climate
consulting
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
OrganizationDaRTData Reporting Tool for MEAs; provides private & secure national working spaces for national reporting to biodiversity-related conventions; provides framework of interrelated global & regional goals/targets; can collect & organize info, doc's for national reporting; store/archive info securely for long-term use; share info among collaboratorshttps://dart.informea.org/UN Environment Program & InforMEAconsulting
data management
networking
software
OrganizationDeep Voice Foundationimplementing acoustic-based AI tools for marine mammals to fill in gaps for populations that have not been sufficiently researched. Initially focused on humpback whales in Mozambique.https://www.deepvoicefoundation.com/Michael FaranAI/ML
bioacoustics
marine/aquatic
OrganizationDevelopment Seedengineering & product company accelerating application of accessible geospatial analysis (Cloud Geo), planetary AI, etc. to make evidence-based decisions that benefit the planethttps://developmentseed.org/Washington DC
Lisbon
Ayacucho
USA
Portugal
Peru
AI/ML
consulting
data analysis/viz
geospatial
hardware
remote sensing
software
OrganizationDINALAB (Digital Naturalism Laboratories)jungle prototyping studio for biologists to build their own experimental tools, help designers explore new interactions with nature, & discover new ways of experiencing the natural world.https://www.dinalab.net/Kitty Kelly, Andy QuitmeyerSoberania Rain Forest, GamboaPanamaacademic lab
bioacoustics
camera trap
citizen science
data analysis/viz
education
hardware
images
local capacity building
mobile app
networking
open-source
software
Organizationdob ecologyprograms focus on forests & wetlands in Africa & South Africa; 4 themes - restoration of damaged ecosystems, connection of fragmented habitats, connection with local communities, new analysis methodshttps://www.dobecology.nl/Veesenthe Netherlandsdata analysis/viz
local capacity building
marine/aquatic
terrestrial
OrganizationDOSITS (Discovery of Sound in the Sea)educational resource hub for decision makers, scientists, educators, & more to learn about sound underwater. They offer webinar series, databases of sounds, archived educational videos, tutorials & many other resources for anyone to view.https://dosits.org/The University of Rhode Island, Inner Space Center, Inspire Environmental, NSF, Office of Naval Research, NOAA South Kingstown, Rhode IslandUSAbioacoustics
education
events
marine/aquatic
networking
open-source
OrganizationDryadprovides ultra-early fire detection as well as health & growth monitoring solutions for public & private forests; uses Silvanet - large-scale IoT network wish solar-powered sensor nodes, that connect to LoRa distributed gateways; use cloud computing for ulta-early detection of forest fires during smoldering phasehttps://www.dryad.net/Berlin & EberswaldeGermanyAI/ML
consulting
data analysis/viz
geospatial
hardware
IoT
remote sensing
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
OrganizationDynAIkonAI tools for biodiversity monitoring - analytical (computer vision, image object detection), augmenting (annotating), learning (machine learning algorithms); specializes in movement & gesture recognition & descriptionhttps://dynaikon.com/LondonUKAI/ML
data analysis/viz
images
software
OrganizationEarth Species Projectopen-source collaborative & nonprofit dedicated to decoding animal communicationhttps://www.earthspecies.org/Aza Raskin, Britt Selvitelle, Katie Zacarianbioacoustics
open-source
OrganizationEarthRangerprotected area management platform, real-time data processing from ranger patrols, remote imaging, sensors; used to respond to threats, track animal movements, underst& l& use change https://earthranger.com/Vulcan/Allen Institute for Artificial IntelligenceSeattle, WashingtonUSAcamera trap
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
images
local capacity building
remote sensing
terrestrial
wildlife crime prevention
OrganizationeBioAtlascreating global atlas of life for Earth's rivers & wetlands using eDNA; interfaces with IUCN RedList & GBIF, freely availablehttps://ebioatlas.org/NatureMetrics, IUCNdata management
eDNA/genetics
marine/aquatic
software
OrganizationEcosystem Service Opportunitiesguidelines for selecting & planning policy & financing instruments to conserve ecosystems & enhance sustainable livelihoodshttp://www.es-opportunities.netJulian RodeLeipzigGermanyconsulting
OrganizationenviroLENSCopernicus for law enforcement; ready-to-access evidence of environmental incidences & legal violations, eLENS alert systemhttps://envirolens.eu/GeoVille, IUCN, Sinergise, DLA Piper, AI Labgeospatial
local capacity building
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
OrganizationEvidensiaeffort to make credible evidence about impacts & effectiveness of market-based sustainability approaches accessible to inform policy & practicehttps://www.evidensia.eco/WWF, Rainforest Alliance, isealconsulting
software
data management
OrganizationEye on Earthconvergence of initiatives by different org's to collectively address global challenge of increasing access to info & improving decision making to support sustainable developmenthttps://eye-on-earth.net/consulting
data analysis/viz
networking
OrganizationField Paperstool for digitizing field notes/annotations; make an atlas & print, take into the field & mark up, upload photo's of pages/atlas ("snapshots"), & it integrates with atlas it came from; don't need GPS/GIS skills http://fieldpapers.org/Stamen Design, USAIDdata management
software
OrganizationFieldKitaccessible & scientifically validated open source environmental sensors, datalogger, Android/iOS app, data visualization/conversation platformFieldKit.orgConservify, Shah SelbeLos Angeles, CaliforniaUSAAI/ML
climate
citizen science
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
data management
hardware
IoT
marine/aquatic
mobile app
open-source
software
terrestrial
OrganizationFlash Forestdeveloping tech for drone-based, automated reforestationhttps://flashforest.ca/Bryce Jones, Angelique Ahlstrom, Cameron JonesTorontoCanadadrones/AUV's
hardware
tracking/telemetry
OrganizationForestMindcombines knowledge & expertise from agricultural & sustainability specialists, Earth observation data & isotopic analysis to help food retailers & producers eliminate products that have caused deforestation in food supply chainshttps://sa.catapult.org.uk/projects/forestmind/Catapult Satellite ApplicationsDidcot, OxfordshireUKAI/ML
consulting
geospatial
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
OrganizationFoundations of Successpromote learning & collaboration in conservation community through conservation management frameworkhttps://fosonline.org/Richard Margoluis, Nick Salafsky, Janice DavisEurope, USA & Latin America branchesUSA
Uruguay
the Netherlands
data management
education
funding
networking
software
OrganizationFreestationuses open source hardware, software & 3-D printing to build & deploy reliable, low-cost DIY environmental data loggers; sensors include fog gauges, wind driven rain gauges, soil moisture probes, water level sensors, etc. http://www.freestation.orgMark Mulligan (King's College London), AmbioTEK CICLondonUKacademic lab
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
data management
education
hardware
IoT
local capacity building
open-source
software
OrganizationGeoKeyprovides server-side components to run participatory mapping projects; can create custom data structures; integrate pictures & videos with maps; access data via open REST API for data collection, visualization & analysis; can manage access through user groups; has community platform for discussions & knowledge sharinghttps://geokey.org.uk/Extreme Citizen Science group/Univ College LondonLondonUKdata analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
GPS
images
networking
software
video
OrganizationGeoNatureweb & mobile app for entering, managing & disseminating fauna & flora data in France; GeoNature (for web entry, data export), Occtax (mobile entry), GeoNature-citizen (open citizen data collection), TaxHub (managing taxonomy) https://geonature.fr/National Parks of Francecitizen science
education
mobile app
networking
open-source
OrganizationGlobal Airborne ObservatoryEarth imaging tech; featuring AToMS (airborne taxonomic mapping system) which has VSWIR imaging spectrometer, wLiDAR scanner, VNIR imaging spectrometer, high-res imaging camerahttps://gao.asu.edu/Center for Global Discovery & Conservation Science (Arizona State Univ)data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
hardware
images
remote sensing
OrganizationGlobal Canopyprovides open-access data, metrics, actionable insights to companies, financial institutions, governments & non-profits to increase transparency & accountability in supply chains, markets; makers of Trase, Trase Finance, Forest 500, ENCORE & Task Force for Nature-related Finncial Disclosureshttps://globalcanopy.org/OxfordUKclimate
consulting
data analysis/viz
open-source
software
OrganizationGlobal FinPrintworld's largest shark & ray survey; using baited remote underwater video systems (BRUVS) to survey coral reefs around the worldhttps://globalfinprint.org/Florida International University, Stony Brook University, James Cook University, Australian Institute of Marine Science, Curtin University, Dalhousie UniversityNorth Miami, FloridaUSAcamera traps
citizen science
marine/aquatic
video
OrganizationGlobal Fishing Watchcreate & share knowledge about human activity at sea to enable fair & sustainable use of oceans; monitoring vessels, compliance/transparency, open-source datasets, data viz & analysis toolshttps://globalfishingwatch.org/Oceana, SkyTruth, Googledata analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
marine/aquatic
open-source
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
OrganizationGlobal Forest Biodiversity InitiativeGFBI studies & manages largest tree-level forest inventory database; >1.2 million plots from 70+ countries; you can contribute your data or request data already in the databasehttp://www.gfbinitiative.netChina
Switzerland
USA
Spain
data analysis/viz
data management
networking
open-source
terrestrial
OrganizationGlobal Forest Watchopen source platform that uses satellite imagery & other data sources to monitor forests around the world; GLADD deforestation notifications, fire alerts, interactive map seeing how l& is being used, forest coverhttps://www.globalforestwatch.org/World Resources Institute (WRI)Washington DCUSAdata analysis/viz
geospatial
images
mobile app
open-source
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
OrganizationGlobal Mangrove Watchprovides remote sensing data & tools for monitoring mangroves to protect & restore them; near real-time info on mangroves worldwide; gives info on topography, soil conditions, hydrology https://www.globalmangrovewatch.org/World Resources Institute (WRI), Global Mangrove Alliance, Vizzualitydata-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
education
geospatial
remote sensing
OrganizationGlobal Ocean Observing System (GOOS)global system of observing tools & technology, information systems, scientific analysis & forecasts to support climate science; observational backbone for operational forecast systemshttps://goosocean.org/Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, World Meteorological Organization, United Nations Environment Programme, International Science CouncilParisFranceclimate
consulting
data-/bio-logging
data management
drones/AUV's
geospatial
GPS
hardware
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
networking
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OrganizationGloBAMuses weather radar data to quantify the biomass flows of aerial migrants across Europe & North Americahttps://globam.science/Swiss Ornithological Institute, Univ of Exeter, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Univ of Amsterdam, Finnish Meteorological Institute, INBOdata-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
funding
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OrganizationGreen Earth Alliancecreates perpetual funding for conservation projects through Web 3.0 technologies like NFTs, IoT, AI/ML & roboticshttps://greenearthalliance.org/linktree/Yelka MikoljiDelray Beach, Florida United Statesconsulting
funding
OrganizationGroup on Earth Observations (GEO)runs GEO BON programs; intergovernmental partnership improving availability, access & use of Earth observations for a sustainable planet; building GEOSS - Global Earth Observation System of Systerms (geoportal.org); also runs Global Forest Observation Initiative, Global Ecosystem Initiative, Global Network for Observation & Info in Mountain Environments (GNOME); early warning system for algal blooms, soils map for Africa, global monitoring system for mangroves, natural capital & ecosystems accountinghttps://earthobservations.org/index.phpiDiv, German Science Foundationconsulting
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
marine/aquatic
networking
remote sensing
software
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OrganizationHack the Poachermake smart camera traps to detect poachers in protected areas, sends alerts to rangers; on-board image processing/edge computing using AI for real-time detectionhttps://www.hackthepoacher.com/Thijs Suijten, Tim van Deursen (Hack the Planet, Q42)The Haguethe NetherlandsAI/ML
camera trap
IoT
wildlife crime prevention
OrganizationICARUSInternational Cooperation for Animal Research Using Space; "Internet of Animals" interactive platform that allows users to track animals around the world in near-real time; scientists working to develop a satellite-based system to track animals, particularly migratory oneshttps://www.icarus.mpg.de/enMartin Wikelski & Uschi Müller (Max Planck), Olga Solomina (Russian Academy of Sciences), Movebank/Konstanz, Germanydata-/bio-logging
data management
geospatial
marine/aquatic
networking
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
OrganizationIFREMER (French National Institute for Ocean Science)research center exploring, understanding & predicting changes in ocean & fisheries using variety of sensors; host marine data portal (SeaDataNet); coordinate Euro-Argohttps://wwz.ifremer.fr/en/François HoullierFranceclimate
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
data-/bio-logging
data management
drones/AUV's
hardware
education
marine/aquatic
networking
OrganizationImpact ObservatoryAI products for entities to use with tools like carbon mapping, human & biodiversity impacts, sustainability, carbon reduction, l& use/cover mapshttps://www.impactobservatory.com/Steve Brumby, Sam HydeWashington DC & Santa Fe, New MexicoUSAAI/ML
climate
data analysis/viz
geospatial
software
OrganizationInstant Wildbrings citizen science users live images & videos from cameras around the world, users can tag animals to help conservation research; app & online; requires consensus between multiple users for image to be put into research database; currently in Brazil, Croatia, Borneo, Italy, Mexico, Kenya, Costa Rica, Russia, UK, some othershttps://instantwild.zsl.org/Zoological Society London (ZSL)LondonUKcamera trap
citizen science
data management
data analysis/viz
images
mobile app
software
video
OrganizationInternational Barcode of Lifereference library of DNA barcodes for >9 million species of fauna, flora & fungi; tracking ecosystems & revealing symbiomeshttps://ibol.org/data analysis/viz
data management
eDNA/genetics
OrganizationKey Conservationhelping conservationists gain critical funding & global support through mobile app that provides real-time updates on day-to-day campaigns; matching those with money, skills, etc. with conservation organizations working on particular projectshttps://www.keyconservation.org/Megan Crompeducation
funding
local capacity building
mobile app
networking
software
OrganizationKoBoToolboxsuite of tools for field data collection for use in challenging environments; free & open-source; initially built for use in humanitarian crises; consists of Form Builder app, KoBoCollect data collection app (online & offline); Analysis app that creates summary reports, visualizes data, disaggregates data; accessed through KoBo APIhttps://www.kobotoolbox.org/Phuong Pham, Patrick VinckCambridge, MassachusettsUSAdata analysis/viz
data management
mobile app
open-source
software
OrganizationKopernikhelp organizations navigate the seemingly complex world of digital tech; a free, online catalog of affordable, simple tools for data collection, communication & measurement/evaluation; has categories of mobile data tools, GIS tools, remote sensors, & data analysis/viz toolshttp://impacttrackertech.kopernik.info/Impact Tracker Techdata management
education
GPS
local capacity building
mobile app
software
OrganizationLandscalehelps companies assess & communicate sustainability impacts at landscape scalehttps://www.landscale.org/Rainforest Alliance for Businessconsulting
geospatial
OrganizationLiving Planet Technology Hubdirectory of conservation tech resources, projects & tech challenges; 6 cons tech areas - camera traps, eDNA, conservation drones, remote sensing technology, ML & AI, blockchain tech https://techhub.wwf.ca/World Wildlife Fund (WWF-Canada)AI/ML
bioacoustics
camera trap
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
drones/AUV's
eDNA/genetics
education
funding
geospatial
local capacity building
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
OrganizationLoRa Alliancenon-profit tech alliance enabling large-scale deployment of low power wide area networks, IoT, through development of LoRaWAN open standard; standardized & accredited certification scheme to deliver inter-operability; LoRaWAN is a networking protocol designed to wirelessly connect battery-operated things to the internet in regional, national, etc. networs & targets IoT requirements https://lora-alliance.org/Fremont, CaliforniaUSAdata management
education
events
IoT
networking
software
OrganizationLuc Hoffman Instituteprojects include gamifying nature conservation, redefining conservation NGOs, responses to corruption in natural resource management, alternatives to eco-tourism https://luchoffmanninstitute.org/Luc HoffmanGlandSwitzerlandAI/ML
consulting
education
events
funding
local capacity building
OrganizationMAAPMonitoring of the Andean Amazon Project; real-time monitoring of 85% of Amazon using remote sensing technologies, drones, radar, analytical algorithms; technology delivers actionable information that provides a transformational tool for governments & local people to rapidly detect deforestation as it is happeninghttps://maaproject.org/en/Amazon Conservation Associationdata analysis/viz
drones/AUV's
geospatial
GPS
hardware
images
local capacity building
remote sensing
terrestrial
wildlife crime prevention
OrganizationMapXopen-source cloud solution for mapping & monitoring the sustainable use of natural resources; partnered with UN Environment & the World Environment Situation Room, their data & knowledge platform; has online data workspacehttps://www.mapx.org/UNEP, World Bank, Global Resource Information Databasedata analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
open-source
remote sensing
software
OrganizationMarxandecision-support tool that helps structure, design & evaluate spatial planning projects for conservation by balancing objectives such as protecting biodiversity & its benefits, with socio-economic, cultural & political realities; has community forum; integrating with Azure for cloud computing/storage; has learning library of online resources, tutorialshttps://marxansolutions.org/IPBESAI/ML
data management
education
networking
open-source
software
OrganizationMiradi Shareproject management software for conservation practitioners to practice evidence-based conservation at scale; complements Conservation Standards; has online & desktop versionshttps://www.miradishare.org/ux/homeFoundations of Success, Sitka Tech Group, Conservation Measures Partnership, Benetechdata management
education
local capacity building
software
OrganizationMovement of Lifeadvance research & conservation of mobile species; using marine acoustic telemetry, PIT tags/geo locators/ satellite transponders for avian tracking, GPS for terrestrial tracking; ctmm R package for analyzing animal tracking data (also as a GUI); analysis tools for home range estimation, energy expenditure, encounter rateshttps://movementoflife.si.edu/Smithsonian Institutebioacoustics
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
GPS
R/Rstudio
marine/aquatic
terrestrial
OrganizationNational Geographic Exploration Technology LabDeveloping & deploying extreme environment technologies that provide unprecedented insights into some of the most extreme & inaccessible environments & cultural heritage sites on Earth.https://www.nationalgeographic.org/projects/labs/National GeographicAI/ML
bioacoustics
camera trap
drones/AUV's
geospatial
hardware
images
marine/aquatic
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
video
OrganizationNature Bytesbuild your own Raspberry Pi wildlife cameras - Cam Kithttp://naturebytes.org/Stephen Mowat, Alasdair Davies, Jon Fidlercamera trap
hardware
images
open-source
video
OrganizationNature Counts Foundationbuilds AI-enabled underwater cameras & deploys them to collect biodiversity data for coral ecosystem restoration; building open-source data set of underwater imagery & video footagehttps://www.nature-counts.org/David LunsfordZurichSwitzerlandAI/ML
camera traps
data-/bio-logging
data management
hardware
images
marine/aquatic
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video
OrganizationNature4Climateadvocating for & demonstrating breadth of l& management options, facilitating dialogue around nature-based solutions, sharing knowledge, providing communications resourceshttps://nature4climate.org/climate
education
networking
OrganizationNatureMetricseDNA leader, co-running the eBioAtlas (see also their industry report on use of eDNA for biodiversityhttps://www.naturemetrics.co.uk/SurreyUKdata analysis/viz
eDNA/genetics
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OrganizationNatureServeAmerica's-focused, has conservation database, standards & methods, mapping (hotspots, at-risk, biodiversity indicators dashboard), iMapInvasives, climate change vulnerability indexhttps://www.natureserve.org/Arlington, VirginiaUSAclimate
data management
geospatial
remote sensing
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OrganizationNatureSpycitizen-science platform for camera-trap data; makes own trail cam ($100), WiFi-enabled; has 'camera trap chooser' tool; have trail cam trainingshttps://www.naturespy.org/LlangollenWalescamera trap
education
events
hardware
images
terrestrial
video
OrganizationOcean Conservation Researchresearching solutions to human-generated noise pollution & impact on marine animals; projects include hydrophone studies, whale tracking in shipping lanes, etc.https://ocr.org/Michael StockerLagunitas, CaliforniaUSAbioacoustics
data-/bio-logging
marine/aquatic
tracking/telemetry
OrganizationOcean Discovery Leagueexpanding access to deep sea exploration by developing AI tools to analyze ocean video & imagery, low-cost deep-ocean sensors, global capacity with local communitieshttps://www.oceandiscoveryleague.org/Katy Croff BellSaunderstown, Rhode IslandUSAAI/ML
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
education
hardware
local capacity building
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
OrganizationOcean Observatories Initiativescience-driven ocean observing network that delivers real-time data from >800 instruments to address critical science questions regarding oceanshttps://oceanobservatories.org/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, University of Washington, Oregon State UniversityWoods Hole, MassachussettsUnited Statesclimate
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
data management
hardware
marine/aquatic
OrganizationOcean Visionsnetwork linking resources, expertise & people to develop applied solutions to ocean challenges; projects include: ocean carbon dioxide removal, coastal solutions for climate resilience, circular ocean bioeconomyhttps://oceanvisions.org/Georgia Tech, Smithsonian, Scripps Institute, Stanford, Univ of Georgia, UC Santa Barbara, Birch Aquarium, Woods Hole, MIT, Georgia Aquarium, MBARI, Monterey Bay Aquariumclimate
consulting
hardware
local capacity building
marine/aquatic
OrganizationOcean+/Ocean Plusplatform providing world's decision-makers & communities of practice with the best possible global info, knowledge & tools to manage & conserve ocean ecosystems; Ocean+ Library, Ocean_ Habitats, Protected Planet-Marine, Ocean Data Viewerhttps://www.oceanplus.org/GEO BON, Proteus, UNEP WCMC, Protected Planetconsulting
data analysis/viz
data management
education
marine/aquatic
software
OrganizationOceanMindpowers marine enforcement & compliance to protect the ocean using satellites & AIhttps://www.oceanmind.global/DidcotUKAI/ML
consulting
data analysis/viz
data management
images
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
software
OrganizationOceans Unmannedfacilitating the use of unmanned technologies & promoting their safe & environmentally conscious operation through education and outreach; makers of ECO-drone; developed best-practices, policies for drone use with wildlifehttps://oceansunmanned.org/Matt Pickett, Brian TaggartSanta Barbara, CaliforniaUnited Statesdrones/AUV's
education
tracking/telemetry
OrganizationOpen Acoustic Devicesmaker of the AudioMoth (passive acoustic recorder, $60 on GroupGets, $85/unit for direct buy on LabMaker), also AudioMoth Dev (dev board); uMoth (5g); waterproof cases for AudioMoth $40 (can buy with units); has desktop & mobile apps for firmware, configurationhttps://www.openacousticdevices.info/Alex Rogers, Andrew Hill, Peter Prince, Jake Snaddon, Evelyn Piña Covarrubias, Patrick Doncaster, Lydia Katsisbioacoustics
hardware
mobile app
software
terrestrial
OrganizationOpen Data Kit (ODK)app to build offline forms to collect data wherever needed; open-source, analytics built-inhttps://getodk.org/data analysis/viz
mobile app
open-source
OrganizationOpen Forisfree open-source solutions for environmental monitoring; set of software tools that include: Arena, Collect, Collect Earth (survey design, data mgmt), Collect mobile (app), Calc (data analysis), SEPAL (earth observations, data access & processing), Earth Map (Google Earth Engine access without coding); host events & webinars; has online user forumhttp://www.openforis.org/UN FAO, World Bank, Forest Carbon Partnership, Servir, Int'l Climate Initiative & gov'ts of Finland, Germany, Norwaydata analysis/viz
data management
events
mobile app
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software
OrganizationOpenCollardesign, support & deploy open-source tracking collar hardware & software for widlife monitoring projects; starting with an Elephant collar with Smart Parks-Elephant Edge; GPS-LoRaWAN collars https://opencollar.io/Smart ParksGPS
hardware
IoT
terrestrial
open-source
OrganizationOpenDroneMapdrone mapping software with WebODM user interface & ODM (from comm& line); for processing, analyzing & displaying aerial data from drones; can do orthomosaics, point clouds, elevation models, 3D models, measurements, contours, multispectral images, etc.; connects to Cloud, has Python SDK, FIELDimager R package, Node.js API; also has community forum https://www.opendronemap.org/data analysis/viz
data management
drones/AUV's
geospatial
networking
open-source
python
R/Rstudio
remote sensing
OrganizationPanorama Solutionspartnership promoting examples of inspiring, replicable solutions across a range of conservation & development topics to enable cross-sectoral learning & upsacling of successeshttps://panorama.solutions/enUNEP, IUCN, Rare, GEF, World Bank Groupeducation
local capacity building
networking
OrganizationPlanet Trackernon-profit think tank aligning capital markets with planetary boundaries by investigating risk of market failure related to environmental limits (focusing on oceans, food & l& use, textiles, plastics)https://planet-tracker.org/Investor WatchUKconsulting
climate
data analysis/viz
OrganizationPolicy Support Systemsmakers of web-based policy support systems based on high-resolution spatial datasets; includes Co$stingNature (natural capital accounting & analysing ecosystem services) Eco:Actuary (green infrastructure investments), WaterWorld (land & water resource management related policies)http://www.policysupport.orgMark Mulligan (King's College London), AmbioTEK CICLondonUKacademic lab
consulting
data analysis/viz
data management
education
geospatial
remote sensing
software
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OrganizationPreferred by NatureNGO supporting l& management & business practices that benefit people, nature & climate (sustainability certification services, awareness raising, capacity building)https://preferredbynature.org/offices in 25 countriesclimate
consulting
data management
local capacity building
OrganizationPrevisiaplatform that uses AI to indicate areas at risk of deforestation (topography, l& cover, roads, infrastructure, socioeconomic data) in the Brazilian Amazon; provides data viz & analytics dashboardhttps://previsia.org/Imazon, Microsoft, Fundo ValeAI/ML
data analysis/viz
geospatial
local capacity building
remote sensing
terrestrial
OrganizationProject Canopydatabases, maps, analytics & interactive tools to assemble & distribute data about forest cover, threatened species & carbon stores in Congo Basinhttps://www.projectcanopy.org/Jules Caron, Misha LepeticGenevaSwitzerlandAI/ML
consulting
geospatial
images
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
OrganizationProject CETICetacean Translation Initiative; applying ML & gentle robotics to decipher the communication of sperm whales; have a marine conservation fellowship programhttps://www.projectceti.org/David GruberDominica
USA
AI/ML
bioacoustics
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
drones/AUV's
education
funding
marine/aquatic
open-source
OrganizationProject Dhvaniuses sound to detect biodiversity & understand relationship between biodiversity & land cover, land uses & resource management using automated detection methodshttp://www.projectdhvani.org/Ruth DeFriesIndiabioacoustics
local capacity building
remote sensing
terrestrial
OrganizationProtected Planetmost up to date & complete source of data on protected areas & other effective area-based conservation measures (OECMs), updated monthly with submissions from governments, ngo's, communities, etc.; hosts World Database on Protected Areas, World Database on OECMs, Global Database on Protected Area Management Effectiveness; has lots of data viz toolshttps://www.protectedplanet.net/enUNEP WCMC, IUCNdata analysis/viz
data management
education
geospatial
local capacity building
marine/aquatic
networking
open-source
software
terrestrial
OrganizationRadiant Earth Foundationopen, neutral Earth imagery for programmers & geospatial community to support decision-makers working on global development challenges; develop Earth observation machine learning libraries & models through open source hub; fosters community of practice to develop standards around machine learning for Earth observation & provide info on progress in Earth observation marketplacehttps://www.radiant.earth/about/Washington DCUSAAI/ML
data management
education
geospatial
networking
open-source
remote sensing
software
OrganizationRainforest Connection (RFCx)develops acoustic monitoring tech that enables partners to protect vulnerable rainforests and wildlife by detecting threats (like illegal logging) & monitor biodiversity to inform conservation efforts & minimize worsening climate changehttps://rfcx.org/Bourhan YassinKaty, TexasUSAAI/ML
bioacoustics
consulting
data analysis/viz
data management
hardware
remote sensing
software
wildlife crime prevention
OrganizationREDD+Reducing Emissions from Deforestation & Forest Degradation; carbon offsets framework that creates financial value for carbon stored in forests (aim is to reduce deforestation through voluntary action); use independent, third-party standards for evaluation, validation, monitoring & auditing https://www.reddimpact.com/United Nationsclimate
consulting
data analysis/viz
local capacity building
funding
geospatial
OrganizationReef Life Surveyinteractive digital tool for tracking the health of vital reef ecosystems globally (but Australia focused); train citizen science divers to collect data; maintain Reef Species of the World database; Reef Life Explorer - online interactive map with different indicator variables; all survey data open-access through online databasehttps://reeflifesurvey.com/Tasmania, Australiacitizen science
data management
education
events
geospatial
images
marine/aquatic
open-source
remote sensing
software
tracking/telemetry
OrganizationReefBasemaker of ReefGIS, global information system for coral reefs; has global database of coral reef research; can create custom maps in online GIS system; has webinars & eventshttp://www.reefbase.org/main.aspxWorldFishdata-/bio-logging
education
events
geospatial
GPS
marine/aquatic
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software
OrganizationRESOLVEworking with local, multi-sector constituencies for targeted l& protection & restoration; designs conservation tech; makers of the TrailGuard AI camera (stop poachers & protect parks), quick response fund for nature; maintains Global Safety Net maphttps://www.resolve.ngo/Washington DC
Vancouver
Colombier
USA
Canada
Switzerland
AI/ML
camera trap
data management
funding
hardware
local capacity building
images
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wildlife crime prevention
OrganizationResource Watchcloud-based platform with hundreds of datasets on state of planet's resources & citizens; has dashboards for forests, oceans, food, society, climate, energy, cities & water; can create personalized alerts; open-access datahttps://resourcewatch.org/WRI in collab w/ 20 other companies & org'scamera trap
climate
data analysis/viz
data managament
local capacity building
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marine/aquatic
open-source
remote sensing
software
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OrganizationRestorinforming & connecting the global restoration movement; map-based, open-source platform that combines on-the-ground knowledge, ecosystem research & satellite imagery to plan, manage & monitor restoration projects; currently 50,000 sites registeredhttps://restor.eco/Thomas Crowther (ETH Zurich)ZurichSwitzerlanddata management
geospatial
images
open-source
remote sensing
software
OrganizationRhino Forcedirect-action organization using innovative surveillance & anti-poaching tech to preserve rhino genes (maintain cryo/biobank), prevent rhino killings & expose illegal wildlife activities in Southern Africahttps://rhino-force.org/index.htmlSouth Africa, ZimbabweeDNA/genetics
remote sensing
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
wildlife crime prevention
OrganizationRobots4Whalesmonitor presence of marine mammals from ocean-going robots that automatically detect animal sounds, identify the species & report it to scientists on shore via satellite in near real timehttp://robots4whales.whoi.edu/Mark Baumgartner, Woods Hole Oceanographic InstituteWoods Hole, MassachusettsUnited Statesbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
hardware
IoT
marine/aquatic
tracking/telemetry
OrganizationSAFE Acousticsautomating biodiversity monitoring in Borneo via passive acoustics (use real-time acoustic monitoring units that they developed; based off RasPi, powered by solar panels & connected to internet via 3G phone signal, so can continuously record & upload data for long durations; this hardware is open-source with step-by-step instructions at rpi-eco-monitoring.comhttp://acoustics.safeproject.net/SAFE BorneoBorneobioacoustics
hardware
open-source
OrganizationSapelliopen-source project that facilitates data collection across language or literacy barriers through highly configurable icon-driven user interfaces; mobile app & online platform; ZSL has a project with them for reporting wildlife crimehttp://www.sapelli.org/Extreme Citizen Science group at Univ CollegeLondonUKdata management
local capacity building
mobile app
open-source
software
wildlife crime prevention
OrganizationSeaMonitorusing "smart" buoys, acoustic receivers between Ireland & Scotland to create spatial models for marine mammals & fish, oceanographic models & contribute to management planshttps://www.loughs-agency.org/managing-our-loughs/funded-programmes/current-programmes/sea-monitor/Loughs AgencyCarlingford, DerryIrelandbioacoustics
geospatial
hardware
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OrganizationSECORErefining coral restoration methodologies using coral breeding & creating novel tools that allow for the implementation of large-scale restorationhttp://www.secore.org/site/our-work/detail/engineering-restoration.60.htmlDr. Dirk PetersenOhioUSAclimate
eDNA/genetics
education
hardware
marine/aquatic
networking
OrganizationSenckenberg Center for Wildlife Geneticsdevelop new molecular marker systems for genetic wildlife monitoring, including eDNA & SNP-panels optimized for genotyping of forensic & non-invasively collected materialhttps://www.senckenberg.de/en/institutes/senckenberg-research-institute-natural-history-museum-frankfurt/division-river-ecology-and-conservation/center-for-wildlife-genetics/Senckenberg Research Institute, Carsten NowakFrankfurtGermanydata-/bio-logging
eDNA/genetics
OrganizationSEPALsystem for earth observations, data access, processing & analysis for l& monitoring; allows users to query & process satellite data quickly & efficiently; tailors product for local needs; produces sophisticated & relevant geospatial analyses quickly via cloud-based computing; has integrations with R, Shiny, Jupyter, Google Earth Engine, Open Forishttps://sepal.io/UN FAO, Open Foris teamconsulting
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
remote sensing
software
OrganizationSerendipity Wildlife Foundationassisting conservationists with wildlife forensics & wildlife crime investigations; provides & coordinates volunteers to assist with wildlife projectshttps://www.csiwildlife.org/Ravi PereraFullerton, CaliforniaUSAcitizen science
consulting
eDNA/genetics
images
wildlife crime prevention
OrganizationSkylighthelps improve maritime transparency & provides actionable intelligence (IUU fishing) to protect oceans & wildlife; real-time tracking; can identify suspicious vessel behavior & alert authorities who can investigate & take enforcement/compliance action when necessaryhttps://www.skylight.global/Vulcan/Allen Institute for Artificial IntelligenceSeattle, WashingtonUSAdata analysis/viz
marine/aquatic
software
tracking/telemetry
wildlife crime prevention
OrganizationSkyTruthuses remote sensing, satellite imagery & digital mapping to alert citizens, journalists, researchers, policymakers & conservation groups to the harmful impacts of human activities on the environment; 4 program areas - freshwater, oceans, biodiversity, climate; use data from 8 satellites; use AI, ML, AIS, cloud computing to create maps & data viz productshttps://skytruth.org/John AmosAI/ML
climate
consulting
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
images
marine/aquatic
open-source
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
OrganizationSMARTSpatial Monitoring & Reporting Tool; online, desktop & mobile platform for protected area management; SMART Mobile/Collect for collecting ranger-based data (has survey plug-in for managing ecological surveys; Desktop can process, store, evaluate & visualize data; Connect - for storing, sharing, managing data on web-connected database https://smartconservationtools.org/WCS, WWF, GWC, ZSL, NC zoo, FZS, Panthera, Peace Parksdata-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
data management
events
local capacity building
mobile app
networking
software
tracking/telemetry
wildlife crime prevention
OrganizationSmart Parks Networkhas hardware (ear tags, collars, acoustic sensors, gate sensors, vehicle tracker); deploying sensor/comm's networks (LoRa) in parks to track wildlife, monitor illegal activity, etc; data uploaded to web app to provide real-time infohttps://www.smartparks.org/Tim van Dam, Jeroen de Looze, Steve Roest, Laurens de Grootbioacoustics
camera trap
data-/bio-logging
data management
hardware
IoT
local capacity building
mobile app
remote sensing
software
wildlife crime prevention
OrganizationSmartBuoysautonomous systems that are moored, automated, multi-parameter recording platforms used to collect marine environmental datahttps://www.cefas.co.uk/data-and-publications/smartbuoys/UKdata-/bio-logging
hardware
marine/aquatic
OrganizationSmithsonian Environmental Research Centerlong-term datasets to track decades of environmental change including plant & animal databases for the US & beyondhttps://serc.si.edu/environmental-dataSmithsonianWashington D.C.USAclimate
citizen science
data-/bio-logging
data management
education
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marine/aquatic
open-source
terrestrial
OrganizationSound Earth Legacyaiming to preserve the sounds of the earth & support bioacoustic research; collaborates with "planetary artists" to spread conservation messages https://soundearthlegacy.org/Andrea LamountBarcelonaSpainbioacoustics
education
OrganizationSounding Wildcreating immersive sound-led wildlife experiences (lots of VR stuff)https://www.soundingwild.com/Axel Driolibioacoustics
images
video
software
OrganizationSoundscapes to Landscapesadvancing animal biodviersity monitoring via Earth-observing satellites; coupled with passive acoustic monitoring; citizen-science based, then upload data for soundscape analysishttps://soundscapes2landscapes.org/Andrea LamountBarcelonaSpainbioacoustics
citizen science
data analysis/viz
geospatial
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
OrganizationSPOTTsupports financial sector & supply chain stakeholders to manage ESG risk through transparency assessments of soft commodity producers & traders; currently assesses for palm oil, natural rubber, timber & pulphttps://www.spott.org/Zoological Society LondonLondonUKconsulting
data analysis/viz
OrganizationSri Lankan Turtle ID Projectuses pattern recognition systems in order to create a digital “fingerprint” for turtles found in Sri Lankan watershttps://turtleidsrilanka.org/Chathurika Munasinghe & Randunu Dimeshan - Collaboration between Polhena Diving Center and OCEA Sri LankaSri LankaAI/ML
citizen science
data analysis/viz
education
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OrganizationStation Bocean tech development facility & field station; turnkey engineering labs to develop & rapidly iterate ocean sensing, protection & exploration tools for deployment & testing in Bermuda's marine eco- systemshttp://www.station-b.orgJean-Pierre Rouja, Allan AdamsSandys ParishBermudaeducation
hardware
local capacity building
marine/aquatic
OrganizationSwarmlow-cost, 2-way, affordable global satllite conectivity for IoT deviceshttps://swarm.space/Sara Spangelo, Ben LongmierMountain View, CaliforniaUSAhardware
IoT
local capacity building
OrganizationSwiss Data Cubesupport the Swiss government for environmental monitoring & reporting & enable Swiss institutions to facilitate new research using SDC datasets & Earth observation datahttps://www.swissdatacube.org/GRID-Geneva, University of GenevaSwitzerlandconsulting
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
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OrganizationTagging of Pelagic Predatorsallows users to view & interact with animal tracking data (from camera GPS tags), oceanographic datasets & marine life observation; uses Google Earth Engine; tagged species include sharks, tuna, seals, sea turtles; also buoy & glider dataloggers http://www.topp.org/camera trap
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
geospatial
GPS
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marine/aquatic
remote sensing
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OrganizationTagLabaquatic biotelemetry tag maker - biologging camera tags, iTag for soft-bodied invertebrates, dTag for acoustic recording; online tracking data viewer for Shark Cam & Turtle Cam https://www2.whoi.edu/site/taglab/Woods Hole Oceanographic InstituteWoods Hole, MassachusettsUSAbioacoustics
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OrganizationTech 4 Conservationdelivers technologies like machine learning, LoRaWAN, edge computing and more, to conservationists; work on African Carnivore & North American Wildbooks, Conflict Mitigation Kit; wildlife crime risk detection softwarehttps://www.t4c.org/Maureen ReillyVancouver, British ColumbiaCanadaGPS
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IoT
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tracking/telemetry
wildlife crime prevention
OrganizationTech for Forestssupport land & forest defenders by recommending them free & open-source software (FOSS) designed to help their daily lives against climate change; interview developers, to understand needs & challengeshttps://techforforests.org/Narrira Lemos, Luciana Ferreira, Márcia Nóbrega, Bruno Rigonatodata analysis/viz
networking
open-source
software
OrganizationTech to the Rescueplatform to unite climate-oriented nonprofit organizations & tech companies to build impactful pro bono solutions to mitigate climate changehttps://www.techtotherescue.org/Jacek Siadkowski, Daniel Di GustoWarsawPolandclimate
consulting
funding
networking
OrganizationTerrAdaptcloud-based platform that uses the remote sensing & AI capabilities of Google Earth Engine to dynamically monitor habitat & connectivity, project future conditions given future climate & land-use scenarios & prioritize areas for conservation actions; web-based mapping and reporting toolshttps://terradapt.org/Carly Vynne, Andrew ShirkAI/ML
consulting
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
remote sensing
OrganizationThe Big Wildspecialize in large-scale collection & process of wildlife data utilizing AI & ML; maintain conservation tech data librarieshttps://thebigwild.com/Alayna van Dervort, Tanya Berger-WolfAI/ML
consulting
networking
OrganizationThe Nature Conservancy Agility Labrapid prototyping lab for solutions related to wildlife conservation, forest health, floodplain management, water security, etc.https://www.nature.org/en-us/about-us/who-we-are/how-we-work/technology-and-innovation/agility-lab/Boulder, ColoradoUnited Statesclimate
data analysis/viz
data management
local capacity building
marine/aquatic
terrestrial
OrganizationTrends.Earthplatform for monitoring & tracking l& change (productivity, l& cover, soil organic carbon) using earth observations in a desktop + cloud-based systemhttps://trends.earth/docs/en/Conservation Internationaldata analysis/viz
geospatial
GPS
remote sensing
software
tracking/telemetry
OrganizationTrillion Treesjoint venture to scale up reforestation, restoration; advocate for reforestation policyhttps://trilliontrees.org/homeWCS, WWF, Birdlife Internationaldata analysis/viz
education
geospatial
networking
OrganizationUN Biodiversity Labprovides access to global public data on people & planet; democratizes access to spatial data & analytic tools; supports decision-makers to leverage spatial data; empowers stakeholders to use spatial data for monitoring & reporting; offer free workspaces for stakeholders to use its tools in a secure (virtual) environmenthttps://unbiodiversitylab.org/UNDP, UN Environment & CBD Secretariatconsulting
data management
geospatial
local capacity building
open-source
remote sensing
software
OrganizationUSAID GeoCenteruses geospatial technology, data analytics & visualization techniques to improve the strategic planning, design, monitoring & evaluation of Agency programs; incorporates economic, demographic & geographic information to generate custom analyses & maps for USAID field Missionshttps://www.digitaldevelopment.org/geocenterUS Agency for International Development (USAID)Washington DCUSAdata analysis/viz
education
geospatial
GPS
remote sensing
software
OrganizationVisipediabuilding joint large-scale computer vision systems around communities of experts; outputs include the Seek by iNaturalist app, the Merlin Bird ID app, & the Fine Grained Visual Categorization Workshop challengeshttps://visipedia.github.io/Led by Pietro Perona and Serge Belongie, members include Oisin mac Aodha, Grant van Horn, Sara Beery, Elijah ColeAI/ML
bioacoustics
camera trap
mobile app
OrganizationWaterbearvideo on-dem& platform dedicated to the future of the planet; free membership, no subscription fees, no ads; 100s of nature/environmental documentaries; can also connect to ngo's featured in films, take specific actionshttps://www.waterbear.com/?education
marine/aquatic
terrestrial
video
OrganizationWhale Seekerleverage AI to deliver better, simpler & faster whale detection data (uses aerial, satellite & infrared data); Mobius-aerial images analysis toolhttps://www.whaleseeker.com/Emily Tissier, Antoine Gagné-Turcotte, Bertrand CharryMontrealCanadaAI/ML
data analysis/viz
geospatial
images
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
software
OrganizationWild Mebuilds open software & artificial intelligence for the conservation research community; offer free & paid services, including: Azure cloud hosting of Wildbooks, annotation of photographic data, custom computer vision/ML model development; host Wildbooks, which track individual animals using markings, citizen science engagement, ML pattern matching for photo IDs (Flukebook, MantaMatcher, GiraffeSpotter, Whiskerbook, etc.); have fully-configured, public Docker imageshttps://wildme.org/Jason HolmbergPortland, OregonUSAAI/ML
camera trap
citizen science
data analysis/viz
data management
images
marine/aquatic
open-source
python
terrestrial
software
video
OrganizationWild Spottercitizen science project engaging the public to help find, map & prevent invasive species in America's wild places; has mobile app; tools to id invasive plants, animals & pathogenshttps://wildspotter.org/US Forest Service, Wildlife Forever, Univ of GeorgiaGeorgiaUSAcitizen science
data management
education
images
marine/aquatic
mobile app
software
terrestrial
OrganizationWildbyte Technologiestelemetry hardware maker; make Daily Diary Tags (accelerometer + magnetometer + temperature/pressure/depth/light); 2-3g; have motion visualization software (OpenCV, OpenGL) that calculates different metrics, has behavioral builder for annotating behaviors in motion data; http://www.wildbytetechnologies.com/Swansea UniversitySwanseaUKdata-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
data management
GPS
marine/aquatic
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
OrganizationWildCount Australiauses motion-sensitive digital cameras at 200 sites in eastern New South Wales to track changes in wildlife over 10 years; aim to detect change in target wildlife populations significant enough to trigger listing change on the IUCN RedListhttps://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/topics/animals-and-plants/surveys-monitoring-and-records/native-animal-monitoringNew South Wales governmentNew South WalesAustraliacamera trap
data analysis/viz
hardware
images
terrestrial
video
OrganizationWildEyeprovide AI-focused assistance to conservationists; creators of TrapTagger & Elephant Survey Systemhttps://wildeyeconservation.org/about/Paul MaritzSouth AfricaAI/ML
camera traps
geospatial
images
local capacity building
mobile app
software
terrestrial
OrganizationWildHealthNetsupports the development of national wildlife health surveillance systems, incorporating community building, skill building, technology & local response to threatshttps://oneworldonehealth.wcs.org/Initiatives/WildHealthNet.aspxWildlife Conservation SocietyBronx, New YorkUSAAI/ML
data-/bio-logging
data management
eDNA/genetics
education
local capacity building
networking
open-source
OrganizationWildlife Protection Solutionsmakers of wpsWatch - mobile & desktop app that provides 24/7 wildlife monitoring wildlife reserves using custom camera traps & software which can detect threats; wpsArchive - data management system; wpsPortal - info database; wpsApps - free monitoring & education mobile appshttps://wildlifeprotectionsolutions.org/Denver, ColoradoUSAcamera trap
data management
education
mobile app
software
tracking/telemetry
wildlife crime prevention
OrganizationWildlife tracks (seaturtle.org)wildlife tracking data visualization tool for marine birds/waterfowl, sea turtles, sharks & marine mammalshttp://www.seaturtle.org/tracking/seaturtle.orgdata analysis/viz
education
geospatial
GPS
marine/aquatic
tracking/telemetry
OrganizationWildlife.aideveloping ML solutions for conservation; projects include pattern recognition software to individually identify frogs, identify fish species; make smart trail cam for ground-dwelling animals (Weta Watcher) with edge computing to ID animals http://wildlife.ai/New PlymouthNew ZealandAI/ML
education
images
IoT
marine/aquatic
open-source
software
video
OrganizationWildTech DNAdeveloping a fast, low-cost & accessible species detection kit for combatting illegal wildlife trade, doing environmental impact assessments, etchttps://wildtechdna.com/Natalie, James, KeithOntarioCanadaeDNA/genetics
hardware
wildlife crime prevention
OrganizationWildTechDNAdeveloping fast, portable, low-cost & accessible species detection DNA kithttps://wildtechdna.com/Natalie, James, KeitheDNA/genetics
hardware
OrganizationWildTrackFIT (footprint identification technique), develop algorithms to ID footprints for non-invasive monitoring of endangered species; integration with iNaturalisthttps://wildtrack.org/Zoe Jewell, Sky AlibhaiAI/ML
data management
images
software
tracking/telemetry
OrganizationWWF Space Scienceapply state-of-the-art geo-spatial technologies for conservation; involved in projects such as PandaSat, Marelitt, seascape mapping, mapping land cover, forest biomass with LiDAR, Global Observation and Biodiversity Information Portal webGIS, forest governance monitoring; monitoring gold mininghttps://space-science.wwf.de/World Wildlife FundGermanydata analysis/viz
geospatial
images
local capacity building
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
wildlife crime prevention
OrganizationXylo Systemscloud-based software to plan & track conservation projects with automated AI data processing, insights, reports; maintains online collaboration network; compare impact to international/national benchmarkshttps://www.xylosystems.org/Camille Goldstone-HenryAustraliaAI/ML
data management
networking
software
Tool13S: Interactive Individual Identification Systemfree computer-aided photo-id app that uses natural marks to identify individual animalshttps://reijns.com/i3s/Jurgen den Hartog, Renate ReijnsAI/ML
data analysis/viz
images
marine/aquatic
open-source
software
ToolAcceleRaterweb application for supervised learning of behavioral modes from acceleration measurementshttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4337760/Yehezkel Resheff, Shay Rotics, Roi Harel, Orr Spiegel, Ran Nathandata-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
open-source
python
software
tracking/telemetry
ToolAcoustic_Indices python packagePython library to extract global acoustic indices (14 common ones included) from an audio file for use as a biodiversity proxy, within the framework of ecoacoustics https://github.com/patriceguyot/Acoustic_IndicesPatrice Guyot, Alice Eldridgebioacoustics
data analysis/viz
open-source
python
ToolAIDEAnnotation Interface for Data-driven Ecology, image labeling software, detection from camera trap annotations, segmentation & classification of aerial imagery, has Detectron2 & other deep learning models built in, open model marketplacehttps://github.com/microsoft/aerial_wildlife_detectionBenjamin Kellenberger, Microsoft AI for EarthAI/ML
camera trap
images
geospatial
open-source
software
Toolamtto manage & analyze animal movement data; includes methods to calculate home ranges, track statistics (e.g. step lengths, speed, or turning angles), prepare data for fitting habitat selection analyses & simulation of space-use from fitted step-selection functions.https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/amt/index.htmlJohannes Signer, Brian Smith, Bjoern Reineking, Ulrike Schlaegel, John Fieberg, Josh O'Brien, Bernardo Niebuhr, Scott LaPointdata analysis/viz
open-source
R/Rstudio
software
tracking/telemetry
ToolAnimal Scannersoftware for classifying humans, animals, & empty frames in camera trap imageshttps://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.4747Hayder Yousifcamera trap
data management
images
software
ToolAnimal Tracker appallows the public to follow movements of animals being tracked by GPS using live feeds in Movebank; project owners can privately or publicly share data; users can contribute info/photos for citizen sciencehttps://www.movebank.org/cms/movebank-content/animal-trackerMovebankcitizen science
data analysis/viz
education
GPS
mobile app
networking
open-source
tracking/telemetry
ToolANIMAL-SPOTanimal-independent deep learning software framework that addresses bioacoustic signal identification scenarios such as binary target detection, multi-class species identification & call type recognition; uses ResNet CNN backbone in PyTorchhttps://github.com/ChristianBergler/ANIMAL-SPOTChristian Bergler et al.AI/ML
bioacoustics
data analysis/viz
open-source
python
ToolArbimonfree web-based platform to store, manage, process & analyze large acoustic datasets; offers diverse set of supervised & unsupervised analytical tools, AI models & soundscape analyses; explore & visualize results in user-friendly interface that enables detection of threats & monitoring biodiversity to inform conservation effortshttps://arbimon.rfcx.org/Rainforest Connection (RFCx)Katy, TexasUSAAI/ML
bioacoustics
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
data management
images
software
wildlife crime prevention
Toolartemisaids in design & analysis of environmental DNA (eDNA) data by offering a custom suite of Bayesian latent-variable, truncated data models for quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) data from extracted eDNA samples; models fit using Stanhttps://fishsciences.github.io/artemis/index.htmlMatt Espe, Myfanwy Johnstondata analysis/viz
eDNA/genetics
open-source
R/Rstudio
software
Toolascrfits spatial capture-recapture (SCR) models to estimate animal density from acoustic surveyshttps://github.com/b-steve/ascrBen Stevensonbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
open-source
R/Rstudio
software
ToolASMSpottertool to automatically detect artisanal mining activity in the Amazon using artificial intelligence/deep learning & public data from Sentinel-2 satelliteshttps://dida.do/asmspotter-demoMatthias Werner, Robert Heesen, William Clemens (Dida); Adam Rolfe, Victoria Gronwald (Levin Sources); Justus Freer (RWTH Aachen University)AI/ML
data analysis/viz
geospatial
remote sensing
terrestrial
wildlife crime prevention
ToolAustralian Animal Acoustic Telemetry Databasenational, centralized passive acoustic telemetry repository (data from underwater hydrophones 2007-present), >1000 active receivers, 9800 tagged animalshttps://animaltracking.aodn.org.au/Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS)Australiabioacoustics
data-/bio-logging
data management
GPS
marine/aquatic
open-source
tracking/telemetry
ToolAuto Arborist datasetmulti-view, fine-grained visual categorization dataset with >2 million trees (300+ genus-level categories in 23 cities across US, Canada) built to foster development of robust methods for large-scale urban forest monitoringhttps://google.github.io/auto-arborist/Sara Beery, Guanhang Wu, Trevor Edwards, Filip Pavetic, Bo Majewski, Shreyasee Mukherjee, Stanley Chan, John Morgan, Vivek Rathod, Jonathan HuangAI/ML
data management
geospatial
GPS
images
open-source
remote sensing
terrestrial
ToolAutonomous Camera for Kraken Baiting and Recording (ACKBAR)deep-sea camera trap that can generate virtual reality (VR) contenthttps://www.kolossal.org/KOLOSSAL, SubC Imaging, Global Ocean Designcamera trap
drones/AUV's
hardware
images
marine/aquatic
ToolAviaNZfree & open-source birdsong analysis software with tools for manual annotation, automated detection (has built-in recognizers); video tutorials onlinehttp://www.avianz.net/index.phpIsabel Castro, Stephen MarslandNew Zealandbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
data management
education
open-source
software
terrestrial
Toolawesome-forestscurated list of ground-truth/validation/in situ forest datasets for the forest-interested machine learning community; list targets data-based biodiversity, carbon, wildfire, ecosystem service, you name it! analysishttps://github.com/blutjens/awesome-forestsBjörn LütjensAI/ML
data management
education
geospatial
images
open-source
remote sensing
terrestrial
Toolbanter R packageBio-Acoustic eveNT classifiER (BANTER) is a package for creating hierarchical acoustic event classifiers out of multiple call type detectorshttps://github.com/EricArcher/banterEric Archerbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
open-source
R/Rstudio
ToolBatSoundbat sound analysis software; has automatic detectors, parameter extraction feature (~$270/license)https://batsound.com/Pettersson ElektronikUppsalaSwedenbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
software
terrestrial
ToolBee Living Sensorcamera system with environmental sensors for monitoring bee colonies; uses AI to annotate video, evaluate pollen loadshttps://en.beelivingsensor.org/Daniel Boschung, Clemens MaderZurichSwitzerlandAI/ML
images
software
terrestrial
video
ToolBiomecitizen science app for crowdsourcing nature observationshttps://earthshot.eco/productEarthshot Labsclimate
citizen science
data-/bio-logging
mobile app
terrestrial
ToolBiosoundsweb application for ecoacoustics that archives & organizes soundscape collections, hosts reference recording collections, generates navigable sound spectrograms & allows annotation of animal vocalizations or other sounds; has user guidehttps://github.com/nperezg/biosoundsNoemi Perez & Kevin Darras, University of Goettingenbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
data management
open-source
software
ToolBird Migration Atlasonline map that tracks & analyzes movements in time & space of 300 bird species (individuals & populations) between Eurasia & Africa; collaboration with Movebank & EURINGhttps://migrationatlas.org/Stephen Baillie, Wolfgang Fiedlerdata-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
GPS
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
ToolBird Migration Explorerdata visualization & map guide to the migrations of >450 North & South American bird species & conservation challenges they facehttps://explorer.audubon.org/homeMelanie Smith, John Mahoney, Erika Knight, Lotem Taylor, Chat Witko, Miguel Jimeniz, Connor Bailey, Nat Seavy, William DeLuca, Jill Deppe, Chad Wilsey, Marco Carbone, Gadalia O'Bryan, Nalini Rao, Nicolas GonzalezNew York, New YorkUSAdata analysis/viz
education
GPS
software
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
ToolBird Sounds Globalweb portal that aims to produce training & testing material for machine learning induced automated bird species recognition using citizen science & expert validationshttps://bsg.laji.fi/LIFEPLAN (University of Helsinki)bioacoustics
citizen science
data analysis/viz
software
terrestrial
ToolBirdNet"shazam" for birds; recognizing birds by sound at scale; supports various hardware (Arduino, RasPi, web, smartphones, cloud); citizen science platform + analysis software for very large audio datasets; currently feature 1000 common species in N. America & Europehttps://birdnet.cornell.edu/Stefan Kahl (Cornell Lab of Ornithology)bioacoustics
citizen science
data analysis/viz
data management
hardware
software
terrestrial
ToolBirdScancompact radar/bio-monitoring system that measures bird & bat movement using a rotating horn antenna; offers real-time classification & quantification represented as mean traffic ratehttps://www.swiss-birdradar.com/birdscan-mr.htmlSwiss BirdRadarAI/ML
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
geospatial
hardware
remote sensing
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
ToolBirdVoxaims to investigate ML techniques for automatic detection & classification of bird species from their vocalizations; code on Github; ultimate goal to deploy a network of acoustic sensors for real-time monitoring of bird migratory patternshttps://wp.nyu.edu/birdvox/Cornell Lab of Ornithology, NYU Music & Audio LabUSAAI/ML
bioacoustics
education
open-source
software
terrestrial
ToolBOX21platform that supports dataset management & image annotation to automatically complete labeling tasks; support for storing, managing, & automating data annotation workflows on imageshttps://box21.ai/Jorrit van Gils, Ramon HollandsWageningen, Gelderlandthe NetherlandsAI/ML
camera traps
data management
images
software
ToolBrackish datasetbounding box annotated underwater image dataset from 89 videos & 6 classes of marine organismshttps://www.kaggle.com/datasets/aalborguniversity/brackish-datasetMathias Gudiksen, Lasse HansenAalborgDenmarkcamera traps
images
mobile app
open-source
video
ToolBristlemouthopen connectivity standard that provides plug-and-play functionality for all marine sensing systemshttps://www.bristlemouth.org/Office of Naval Research, DARPA, Sofar Ocean, OceankindSan Francisco, CaliforniaUSAdata-/bio-logging
hardware
IoT
ToolBTO Acoustic Pipelinecloud pipeline to allow audio recordings to be uploaded to a remote server & processed to find & identify biological sounds, & return results back to your computer. Can identify 24 species of bats, 13 small mammal species, & 11 bush-cricket species.https://app.bto.org/acoustic-pipeline/public/login.jspBritish Trust for OrnithologyNorfolk, EnglandUKAI/ML
bioacoustics
data management
software
terrestrial
ToolBumblee Radarlow-power, mote-scale pulsed dopplar radar sensor board from Samraksh's suite of wireless sensor networks; $100-$400https://samraksh.com/index.php/products/sensors/32-product-pages/products-sensors/71-bumblebee-radarSamraksh Companydata-/bio-logging
geospatial
hardware
IoT
remote sensing
ToolCamera trap distance sampling exampleanalysis of camera trapping data using distance sampling; example analysis with Ivory Coast Maxwell’s duiker; using Distance R packagehttp://examples.distancesampling.org/Distance-cameratraps/camera-distill.htmlEric Howe, Eric Rexstad (University of St Andrews))St AndrewsScotlandacademic lab
camera traps
data analysis/viz
education
images
open-source
R/Rstudio
ToolcamtrapRpackage for camera trap data management in R; assists in image organization, species & individual identification, data extraction from images, tabulation & visualization of results & export of data for subsequent analyseshttps://github.com/jniedballa/camtrapRJürgen Niedballa, Rahel Sollmann, Alexandre Courtiol, Andreas Wiltingcamera traps
data analysis/viz
open-source
R/Rstudio
software
ToolCarnivore Spottercheck with your local zoo or for wildlife maps in your local area to see if there are existing resources where you can help label images or upload your own wildlife sightingshttps://carnivorespotter.org/Woodland Park ZooSeattle, WashingtonUSAcitizen science
education
images
software
terrestrial
video
ToolChhimeki Charaapp to help people identify & count birds you see & hear in your neighborhood; made for Nepalese Neighborhood Bird Countshttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.chhimekicharaappBird Conservation NepalNepalcitizen science
education
images
mobile app
ToolCITES Wildlife TradeViewinteractive online tool for exploring & visualizing CITES trade data over time, by species or by country; to visualize trends in international wildlife tradehttps://tradeview.cites.org/CITES, United Nations Environment Programmedata analysis/viz
software
wildlife crime prevention
ToolCLIMFILLframework for intelligently gap-filling Earth observations; fills gaps in gridded geoscientific observational data by accounting for spatial neighborhood, temporal context & multivariate dependencies; functions for interpolation, feature engineering, clustering, regression learninghttps://github.com/climachine/climfillVerena Bessenbacherclimate
data analysis/viz
geospatial
images
open-source
python
remote sensing
ToolCloud for Sustainabilitycombines tools to help companies track emissions, environmental impacthttps://www.microsoft.com/en-us/sustainabilityMicrosoftconsulting
climate
software
ToolCongo Basin Community Atlasproviding easy access to accurate geographical info on community presence, posession & use in the Congohttps://cbca.mappingforrights.org/Mapping for Rights, indigenous communities, Rainforest Foundation UKcountries of Congo BasinAfricadata management
geospatial
GPS
local capacity building
open-source
software
Toolconservationist.ioapps platform (Collaborative Mapper to edit maps within a team, Habitat Patrol to detect landscape cover changes), in beta testing nowhttps://conservationist.io/landingDefenders of Wildlifegeospatial
mobile app
remote sensing
software
ToolCoral Reef Mapping Robot"Scoutbot" is a semi-autonomous boat used to map shallow coral reefs & monitor marine protected areas; has remote control capacity & route planning with GPS; incorporates AI models to identify coralshttps://cesarjungharada.com/cjh/coral-reef-mapping-robotAI/ML
drones/AUV's
GPS
hardware
images
marine/aquatic
ToolCoralNetopen-source data repository & collaboration/data-sharing platform for benthic images analysis; site deploys deep neural networks for full & semi-automated image annotation; can have public or private datasets savedhttps://coralnet.ucsd.edu/about/Oscar Beijbom, Stephen Chan, Devang SampatAI/ML
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
images
marine/aquatic
open-source
remote sensing
software
Toolcrawlfit continuous-time correlated random walk models with time indexed covariates to animal telemetry data; model fit using the Kalman-filter on a state space version of the continuous-time stochastic movement processhttps://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/crawl/index.htmlDevin Johnson, Josh London, Kenady Wilsondata analysis/viz
open-source
R/Rstudio
software
tracking/telemetry
ToolctmmR package for analyzing animal tracking data as continuous-time stochastic processes; features include FFT variogram & Lomb-Scargle periodogram analysis, perturbative REML estimation, Kriging, simulation, & autocorrelated kernel-density home-range estimationhttps://biology.umd.edu/movementChristen Fleming, Justin Calabresedata analysis/viz
open-source
R/Rstudio
software
tracking/telemetry
ToolCyberTrackerapp for GPS field data collection, with icon user interface design, integration with ArcGIS, SMART, EarthRanger, GDM+; can customize based on your sampling scheme; developing a worldwide environmental monitoring network https://www.cybertracker.org/Louis Liebenberg, Justin SteventonCape TownSouth AfricaGPS
mobile app
software
tracking
ToolDeep Audio Segmenter (DAS)tool for annotating song in audio recordings and using neural networks to estimate probability of finding particular song type; implemented in Tensorflow; can be used through graphical user interface or via command line/python code; online tutorialshttps://janclemenslab.org/das/Kevin Michael Boergens, Jan Clemens, Elsa SteinfathAI/ML
bioacoustics
data analysis/viz
open-source
python
ToolDeepLabCuttoolbox for marker-less pose estimation of of user-defined features with deep learning for all animals including humans, performing various taskshttps://github.com/DeepLabCut/DeepLabCutAlexander Mathis, Mackenzie Mathis, Jesse Lauer, Tanmay Nath, data analysis/viz
open-source
python
software
video
ToolDeepMeerkattool for background subtraction & image classification for stationary cameras in ecological videos using machine learning modelshttp://benweinstein.weebly.com/deepmeerkat.htmlBen WeinsteinAI/ML
camera traps
data analysis/viz
images
open-source
software
video
ToolDigikamopen-source platform for photo management & storagehttps://www.digikam.org/Gilles Caulier, Maik Qualmann, Marcel Wiesweg, Mario Frank, Simon Freicamera trap
data management
images
open-source
ToolDiopsiscamera trap set-up designed for insects; has 4G connectability & solar-powered; COSMONiO deep learning software id's insect taxa & draws bounding boxes in images; can estimate insect weighthttps://diopsis.eu/en/camera/Naturalis Centerthe Netherlandscamera trap
data analysis/viz
hardware
images
software
terrestrial
video
ToolDistance Estimation Toolboxcan automatically detect animals in camera trap images & measure their distance to the camera, to later perform abundance estimation using CTDS, REM, etc.https://timm.haucke.xyz/publications/distance-estimation-animal-abundanceTimm HauckeBonnGermanyAI/ML
camera traps
images
python
software
terrestrial
ToolDynAIkonTrapAI-enabled camera trap design targeted at Raspberry Pi platform; analyzes continuous stream from camera attached to Raspberry Pi to detect animals, so system doesn't rely on secondary sensors like PIRhttps://dynaikon.com/trap-docs/camera trap
data analysis/viz
education
hardware
images
open-source
terrestrial
video
ToolEarth HQplanetary data visualizer with near-real-time data, has climate alerts (fires, coral reef bleaching, etc.); combines scientific data & engaging visualization techniques with storytelling power of environmental news mediahttps://earthhq.org/Global Commons Alliance, Mongabay, nullschool.earth, World Resources Instituteclimate
data analysis/viz
education
geospatial
software
TooleBirdcitizen science mobile app to track your bird lists & photos, ID sightings; data document bird distribution, abundance, habitat use, trends through checklist datahttps://ebird.org/homeCornell Lab of OrnithologyIthaca, New YorkUSAacademic lab
bioacoustics
citizen science
data analysis/viz
data management
education
images
mobile app
networking
video
ToolEchidnaterrestrial lidar instrument (from CSIRO) allows rapid acquisition of vegetation structure data that can be integrated with airborne & spaceborne lidar to create 3-D reconstructionshttps://www.umb.edu/spectralmass/lidar/eviU MassachusettsBoston, MassachusettsUSAdata analysis/viz
geospatial
hardware
remote sensing
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
ToolEcoAssistno-code interface for using the MegaDetector ML model to analyze camera trap imageshttps://github.com/PetervanLunteren/EcoAssistPeter van LunterenAI/ML
camera traps
data analysis/viz
images
open-source
software
terrestrial
ToolEcosoundsrepository of environmental audio recordings; facilitates management, access, visualization & analysis of environmental acoustic data; uses Acoustic Workbench software open source on GitHubhttps://www.ecosounds.org/QUT Ecoacoustics GroupQueenslandAustraliabioacoustics
data analysis/viz
data management
software
ToolEDD MapS (Early Detection and Distribution Mapping System)web-based mapping system for documenting invasive species & pest distribution; maximize the effectiveness & accessibility of invasive species observations recordedhttps://www.eddmaps.org/Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health @ University of GeorgiaGeorgiaUSAcitizen science
data-/bio-logging
education
geospatial
images
local capacity building
software
terrestrial
ToolEDDIE (Environmental Data-Driven Inquiry & Exploration)flexible classroom teaching modules using large, publicly available datasets to engage students in STEM & improve their quantitative reasoninghttps://serc.carleton.edu/eddie/index.htmlCatherine O'Reilly, Cailin Huyck Orr, Thomas Meixner, Dax Soule, Rebekka DarnerUSAclimate
education
open-source
TooleDNA R Shiny appfor modeling eDNA scores (number of positive qPCR replicates); accounts for probabilities of false positive & false negative errors in field & lab when estimating probability of species presence using single-species eDNA data; model fitted using Bayesian approachhttps://blogs.kent.ac.uk/edna/Alex Diana, Jim Griffin, Eleni Matechou, Richard Griffiths, Dimitrios Bormpoudakis, Andrew Buxton, data analysis/viz
eDNA/genetics
open-source
R/Rstudio
software
ToolElephant Survey System (ESS)suite of open-source software & hardware that can be used to reduce the manual effort & resources involved in aerial surveys of elephantshttps://wildeyeconservation.org/elephant-survey-system/WildEye & InnoventixSouth AfricaAI/ML
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
hardware
images
open-source
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
ToolElephant Tracking & Geofencingelephant tracking collars for real-time GPS locations to avoid elephant-human conflict; alert system when data abnormal (potential poaching event); have geofences set up that ping locals/stakeholders when an elephant passes the fencehttps://www.savetheelephants.org/project/tracking-real-time-monitoring-app/, AND https://www.savetheelephants.org/project/geo-fencing/Save the Elephantsdata-/bio-logging
GPS
hardware
local capacity building
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
wildlife crime prevention
TooleMammaldata management system & archive for camera trap research projects; citizen scientists aid scientists in photo collection; 110 projects from 22 countries; eMammal Lite is animal ID gamehttps://emammal.si.edu/SmithsonianWashington DCUSAcamera trap
citizen science
data management
education
images
mobile app
software
video
ToolESRI Elephant Detection Packagedeep learning model to detect elephants in aerial imagery trained on 2019 Aerial Elephant Datasethttps://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=4976292298c440e686aa339e52da2dbbESRI Analytics TeamRedlands, CaliforniaUnited StatesAI/ML
geospatial
images
open-source
python
remote sensing
terrestrial
ToolEuropean Biodiversity Portaloffers access to biodiversity observations & ecological data (& essential biodiversity variables), statistics, & analyses of changes over time, along with tools for sharing or discovering data & products generated by scientific & analytical processes; aquamaps, citizen science projects, species distribution modelshttp://biodiversity.eubon.eu/homeEU BONcitizen science
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
data management
education
geospatial
GPS
images
marine/aquatic
networking
open-source
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
ToolFathomNetopen-source image database that can be used to train, test & validate state-of-the-art artificial intelligence algorithms to help us underst& our ocean & its inhabitantshttp://fathomnet.org/fathomnet/#/Kakani Katija, Ben Woodward, Grace Young, Gilbert Montague, Genevieve Flaspohler, Joshua Gyllinsky Moss Landing, CaliforniaUSAAI/ML
data analysis/viz
data management
education
images
marine/aquatic
open-source
ToolFin FinderAI tool to identify shark or ray species when users upload a photo of a fin; app analyzes the shape and patterns on the fin.https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/environment/new-app-launched-to-help-in-fight-against-illegal-trade-of-shark-and-ray-finsThe National Parks Board, Conservation International, Microsoft SingaporeSingaporeAI/ML
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
images
local capacity building
marine/aquatic
mobile app
ToolFiretailmovement ecology & bio-logging software that has functions for GPS annotations, interpreting accelerometer data, visualize animal tracks; can work offline; integrated with Movebank, different sensor types/manufacturershttps://www.firetail.deSchäeuffelhut BergerUnterhaching, BavariaGermanydata-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
data management
GPS
software
tracking/telemetry
ToolFisheries Analytical Capacity Toolfisheries intelligence management & analytical system; capturing & analysing the identities & characteristics of the global fishing fleet & the companies that operate it; looking at vessel movements, identity, authorisations, operators, if vessels/companies are involved in violations of fisheries lawhttps://www.tm-tracking.org/our-toolsTrygg Mat TrackingOslo (HQ)Norway (HQ)AI/ML
data analysis/viz
data management
GPS
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
software
ToolFishnet.aiAI training data for fisheries, from boats carrying electronic monitoring systems, creating open library of training data to accelerate implementation of AI in fisherieshttps://www.fishnet.ai/The Nature ConservancyAI/ML
data analysis/viz
marine/aquatic
ToolFishSoundscomprehensive, global inventory of fish sound production research as well as recordings library that includes 1100+ species observedhttps://fishsounds.net/index.jsAudrey Looby, Amalis Riera, Sarah Vela, Kieran Cox, Santiago Bravo, Rodney Rountree, Francis Juanes, Laura K. Reynolds, Charles W. Martin, University of Victoria, University of Florida, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Meridian, FishBasebioacoustics
data management
marine/aquatic
open-source
software
ToolFlightRR package to position animals with solar geolocation archival tagshttps://github.com/eldarrak/FLightREldar Rakhimberdiev, Julia Karagicheva, Jordan Biserkov, Auriel Fournierdata-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
open-source
R/Rstudio
software
tracking/telemetry
ToolFlora Incognitatake of picture of a plant & upload, app uses AI to ID the plant (currently for >4800 species); links to plant fact sheets; people can save observations for citizen-science based researchhttps://floraincognita.com/Patrick Mäder, Jana WäldchenAI/ML
citizen science
mobile app
terrestrial
ToolFlukeBook's Tweet-a-Whale projecttake a picture of a whale in the wild & tweet it to @tweetawhale, they’ll help you identify it; works for 8 whale specieshttps://www.flukebook.org/WildMeAI/ML
citizen science
data analysis/viz
education
images
ToolForce for Nature Ranger appdesigned by rangers, for rangers to share knowledge, channel resources, improve support, connect with the communityhttps://www.forcefornature.org/rangersJamie McCallum (Peace Parks)LondonUKeducation
local capacity building
mobile app
networking
wildlife crime prevention
ToolForest Inspectormap-based presentation of timber transports in real-time with transparency on forest management plans & harvest authorizations; users can report illegal activity & trucks/companies not listed, https://eia-global.org/videos/20200428-how-to-use-forest-inspectorhttps://inspectorulpadurii.ro/#/Romanian governmentRomaniacitizen science
data analysis/viz
education
GPS
mobile app
wildlife crime prevention
ToolForest Scanner appiPhone/iPad application that allows LiDAR-based tree measurement; diameter at breast height error within 2cm; record GPS coordinates; Android app under developmenthttps://forest-scanner.com/Mapry, Inc.Tamba-shi, Hyogo-kenJapandata analysis/viz
GPS
images
mobile app
remote sensing
terrestrial
ToolForest Watcherbrings online forest monitoring & alert systems of Global Forest Watch offline & into the field to monitor areas of interest, view deforestation & fire alerts, navigate to a point & collect info, regardless of connectivity https://forestwatcher.globalforestwatch.org/Global Forest Watch/WRIdata analysis/viz
geospatial
local capacity building
mobile app
remote sensing
software
ToolFOSSA (Free and Open Source Software for Acoustics)streamlined approach to analyzing passive acoustic data, including species classification; Two packages: PAMpal (incorporates acoustic detections generated in PAMGuard with visual survey data), BANTER (event-based classification)https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/west-coast/science-data/fossaNOAA Southwest Acoustic Ecology LabLa Jolla, CaliforniaUSAAI/ML
bioacoustics
citizen science
data analysis/viz
images
marine/aquatic
open-source
software
ToolGDL2/GDL3miniaturized geolocator tracker; 0.5g device for exclusive recording of positioning data & 1.3g device with additional sensors for temperature, air pressure, acceleration, etc.https://www.vogelwarte.ch/en/projects/bird-migration/tracking-devices-miniaturized-geolocatorsSwiss Ornithological Institute & Bern Univ of Applied Sciencesdata-/bio-logging
GPS
hardware
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
ToolGeoEyeEarth-imaging satellite; revisits any point on Earth at least once every 3 dayshttps://earth.esa.int/eogateway/missions/geoeye-1DigitalGlobeUSAgeospatial
hardware
remote sensing
ToolgibbonRR package for classification, detection & visualization of acoustic signals using machine learning; makes commonly used signal processing techniques & various machine learning algorithms readily available via Rhttps://github.com/DenaJGibbon/gibbonR-packageDena Clink, Holger Klinckbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
open-source
R/Rstudio
software
ToolGlobal Environmental Crime Trackercentral public database of illegal wildlife & timber activity (pulls from publicly available info, media coverage); currently for Asia, Africa & Europehttps://eia-international.org/global-environmental-crime-tracker/Environmental Investigation Agencydata management
education
local capacity building
open-source
terrestrial
wildlife crime prevention
ToolGoogle Earth Enginecombines multi-petabyte catalog of satellite imagery & geospatial datasets with planetary-scale analysis capabilities & makes it available to anyone; tools include: timelapses, ready-to-use datasets, API in Python & Java, web-based code editor, all on Google's cloud computing platformhttps://earthengine.google.com/GoogleAI/ML
climate
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
GPS
marine/aquatic
python
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
ToolGOOS BioEco Metadata Portalopen-access, online platform that visualizes data from global ocean observation & monitoring programs of biological & ecosystem Essential Ocean Variableshttps://bioeco.goosocean.org/GOOS (Global Ocean Observing System)ParisFranceclimate
data analysis/viz
data management
education
geospatial
marine/aquatic
open-source
software
tracking/telemetry
ToolGUANOGr& Unified Acoustic Notation Ontology for Bats; universal, open medata format for acoustic recordingshttps://guano-md.org/bioacoustics
data management
open-source
terrestrial
ToolHorizonopen source plug-and-play solution for those who want to develop their own custom telemtery solutions; used to track plastic waste; developer kit includes GPS, bluetooth, 9-axis accelerometer, 3G cellular & Argos Arctic transmitter; can configure/modify settings using Python tools over USB or bluetoothhttps://arribada.org/horizon/Arribada Initiativedata-/bio-logging
data management
GPS
hardware
open-source
python
tracking/telemetry
ToolHotspot Chiangraipulls hotspot data from the NASA’s MODIS satellite-based sensor to visualize, in near real time, fire hotspot locations; sends alerts to firefighters & communities and plots shortest path to fire, details admin boundarieshttps://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.geolabth.hotspot_chiangrai&hl=en&gl=USNion SirimongkonlertkulChiang RaiThailandcitizen science
GPS
local capacity building
mobile app
remote sensing
terrestrial
Tooli of the Elephantmobile app for anyone to use to report where ivory is being illicitly sold; reports & images submitted may be reported to wildlife authorities for investigationhttps://apps.apple.com/us/app/i-of-the-elephant/id1330680069Biologists without BordersSan Rafael, CaliforniaUSAcitizen science
mobile app
software
wildlife crime prevention
TooliBeaverdata collection tool that can record the location of a user’s observation & prompt them to answer series of survey questions to collect data on beaver presence/absence & suitable habitathttps://defenders-cci.org/publication/ibeaver/Center for Conservation Innovation, Defenders of WildlifeWashington DCUnited Statescitizen science
data management
GPS
mobile app
tracking/telemetry
TooliButtondataloggers ($20-$100); small, low-cost sensor that can log temp/humidity in field for long-term deploymentshttps://www.maximintegrated.com/en/products/ibutton-one-wire/ibutton.htmlMaxim IntegratedSan Jose, CaliforniaUSAdata-/bio-logging
hardware
ToolIDtreesmachine learning ready datasets for tree detection & species classification. Benchmark dataset on tree detection: https://github.com/weecology/NeonTreeEvaluation & a past data science competition: https://idtrees.org/competition/https://idtrees.org/Weecology Lab - University of FloridaFloridaUSAacademic lab
AI/ML
data analysis/viz
geospatial
open-source
terrestrial
TooliNaturalistcitizen science app to record wildlife sighting observations, share with other users, discuss findings; data shared with GBIF to help scientists use the data; runs bioblitz eventzshttps://www.inaturalist.org/National Geographic, California Academy of Sciencesbioacoustics
citizen science
data management
education
events
images
mobile app
networking
video
ToolInstant Detectthreat monitoring system combining low power sensors, camera traps & acoustic sensors to detect humans & wildlife; data sent in real-time via satellite to online data management tool; early warning system of illegal activity like packinghttps://www.zsl.org/conservation/how-we-work/conservation-technology/instant-detectZoological Society London (ZSL)LondonUKbioacoustics
camera trap
data analysis/viz
data management
hardware
images
IoT
remote sensing
software
video
wildlife crime prevention
ToolINSTINCTautomatic event detection framework for passive acoustic archival datahttps://github.com/DanWoodrich/INSTINCTDaniel Woodrich (NOAA)AI/ML
bioacoustics
data analysis/viz
marine/aquatic
open-source
software
ToolIntegrated Biodiversity Assessment Toolhost & maintain IUCN Red List, Protected Planet database on Protected Areas, World Database of Key Biodiverity Areas; authoritative biodiversity data for decision-makinghttps://www.ibat-alliance.org/UNEP WCMC, IUCN, Conservational International, BirdLife Internationalconsulting
data management
education
geospatial
ToolInvesteggatorartificial sea turtle eggs that house GSM-GPS tracking devices; placed in nests that are at high risk to poaching; after eggs extracted from a nest, their movements will be monitored & mapped to combat illegal egg tradehttps://investeggator.com/Paso Pacificodata-/bio-logging
GPS
hardware
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
wildlife crime prevention
ToolIPCC Interactive Atlastool for flexible spatial & temporal analyses of observed & project climate change info from IPCC 6th assessment, including regional synthesis for climatic impact-drivershttps://interactive-atlas.ipcc.ch/IPCCclimate
consulting
data analysis/viz
Tooliris (Intelligently Reinforced Image Segmentation)python package for manual image segmentation & classification of satellite imagery (or any images); accelerates creation of machine learning training datasets for Earth Observation; flask app run locallyhttps://github.com/ESA-PhiLab/irisEuropean Space Agency Phi-LabAI/ML
data analysis/viz
geospatial
images
open-source
python
remote sensing
ToolIshmaelopen-access bioacoustic analysis software; includes displays of waveforms & spectrograms, recording capability for real-time input, methods for acoustic localization, beamforming, several methods for automatic call recognition & sound annotation facility;http://bioacoustics.us/ishmael.htmlDavid Mellinger, CIMRS Bioacoustics Lab, Oregon State UniversityNewport, OregonUnited Statesbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
software
ToolKaleidoscopebioacoustic analysis software, $200/year; has built in cluster analysis, SPL analysis, ecoacoustic indix calculations toolshttps://www.wildlifeacoustics.com/products/kaleidoscope-proWildlife Acousticsbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
software
ToolKapikaatsolar-powered bioacoustic sound system to repel monkeys from crop-raiding, invading agricultural landhttps://katidhan.com/wildlife-tech/kapikaat/KatidhanBengaluru, KarnatakaIndiabioacoustics
hardware
terrestrial
ToolKetos python packagesoftware package for acoustic data analysis with neural networks; developed with a particular eye to detection and classification tasks in underwater acoustics; uses TensorFlow, NumPyhttps://meridian.cs.dal.ca/2015/04/12/ketos/MERIDIAN Data Analytics Team, Institute for Big Data Analytics, Dalhousie UniversityAI/ML
bioacoustics
data analysis/viz
open-source
python
ToolKiloCamlow-cost time-lapse camera designed to make habitat monitoring more accessible; fits inside GoPro or third-party housings for easy waterproof deploymenthttps://www.ecologisconsulting.com/products/p/kilocam-pcb-v10EcoLogisHonolulu, HawaiiUnited Statescamera traps
data-/bio-logging
hardware
images
marine/aquatic
terrestrial
ToolKoogupython package for developing & using machine learning solutions in animal bioacousticshttps://pypi.org/project/koogu/Shyam MadhusudhanaIthaca, New YorkUSAAI/ML
bioacoustics
data analysis/viz
data management
python
software
ToolLab-on-a-Fishautonomous mobile biotelemetry sensor that combines edge computing with wireless sensing of in vivo physiological, behavioral & environmental variables; capable of transmitting raw data in real time & storing on-board; can provide 3-D locations of tagged animalhttps://www.pnnl.gov/available-technologies/lab-on-a-fishPacific Northwest National LabRichland, WashingtonUSAdata-/bio-logging
hardware
marine/aquatic
tracking/telemetry
ToolLandPKSL& Potential Knowledge System (PKS); free mobile app for anyone to monitor their l& over time; tracks soil health, vegetation cover, l& management, etc.; can collect, share & analyze site-specific data; also has desktop data portalhttps://landpotential.org/USAIDclimate
citizen science
data-/bio-logging
data management
local capacity building
mobile app
open-source
software
ToolLILA BCLabeled Information Library of Alexandria: Biology & Conservation (LILA BC); repository for data sets related to biology & conservation; hosts labeled/annotated training & test datasets, mostly images but some acoustic datasets as well https://lila.science/Zooniverse, Evolving AI Lab, Snapshot Safari, Microsoft AI for Earth, Univ of MinnesotaAI/ML
bioacoustics
data management
images
marine/aquatic
open-source
terrestrial
video
ToolMacaulay librarywildlife media archive for photos, videos & audio; data available for research, educational & commerical use; individuals can contribute their media to the archive; integrated with eBirdhttps://www.macaulaylibrary.org/Cornell Lab of Ornithologybioacoustics
data managament
images
marine/aquatic
software
terrestrial
video
ToolManta IDunderwater camera trap for identifying manta rays; Arduino-based; currently not in development?https://ando.xyz/work/manta-idAndo Shah, Daan van Duinkerkencamera traps
hardware
images
marine/aquatic
ToolMapboxapp with real-time map visualizations, turn-by-turn routing, studio to design your own custom maps, data dashboard, movement data, etc.https://www.mapbox.com/data analysis/viz
geospatial
mobile app
ToolMapeofree digital toolset for documenting, monitoring & mapping different types of geospatial & observational data; offline functionality, open source, mobile app; used by many Indigenous groupshttps://www.digital-democracy.org/mapeo/Digital Democracycitizen science
geospatial
GPS
local capacity building
mobile app
open-source
software
ToolMatakiGPS tracking system; tag device (10g or 3g option) with unique ID# attached to animal & tracking info collected by tags sent to base station over radio link; data uploaded from base station to PChttp://www.debuginnovations.com/mataki/home.htmlDebug Innovations Ltd.geospatial
GPS
hardware
remote sensing
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
ToolMbaza AIdesktop application that allows conservation researchers to classify camera trap animal images & analyze the resultshttps://github.com/Appsilon/mbazaAppsiloncamera traps
data analysis/viz
images
python
terrestrial
ToolMegadetectorimage detection software for processing camera trap data; can detect animals, people & vehicles; integration with TimeLapse, eMammal, digiKam; cloud computing (Azure); can be packaged into API's for real-time detectionhttps://github.com/microsoft/CameraTraps/blob/master/megadetector.mdSara Beery, Microsoft AI for EarthAI/ML
camera trap
data analysis/viz
data management
images
python
software
ToolMerlin Sound IDlistens to birds & shows real-time suggestions for species singing; can compare your recordings to calls in Merlin to confirm what you heardhttps://merlin.allaboutbirds.org/sound-id/Cornell Lab of Ornithologybioacoustics
citizen science
software
mobile app
ToolMERMAIDMarine Ecological Research Management AID; online/offline platform that allows scientists anywhere in the world to collect, analyze & share field-based coral reef surveyshttps://dashboard.datamermaid.org/WCS, WWF, SparkgeoAI/ML
camera trap
data analysis/viz
data management
images
software
ToolMLWIC2can be used to automatically classify camera trap images or to train new models for image classification; contains two pre-trained models: one identifies 58 species & empty images & the one distinguishes between images with animals & those that are empty; also contains Shiny apps for running the functionshttps://github.com/mikeyEcology/MLWIC2Michael Tabak, et al. data analysis/viz
images
open-source
python
R/Rstudio
software
ToolmomentuHMMR package for analysis of telemetry data using generalized multivariate hidden Markov models of animal movementhttps://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/momentuHMM/vignettes/momentuHMM.pdfBrett McClintock, Theo Michelotopen-source
R/Rstudio
software
tracking/telemetry
ToolmonitoRacoustic template detection & monitoring database interface; create, modify, save, & use templates for detection of animal vocalizations; upload a MySQL schema, manage survey metadata, write & read templates & detections locally or to databasehttps://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/monitoR/index.htmlSasha Hafner, Jon Katzbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
open-source
R/Rstudio
software
Toolmovecontains functions to access movement data stored in movebank.org, tools to visualize & statistically analyze animal movement data, calculate dynamic Brownian Bridge Movement Models, to address movement ecology questionshttps://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/move/index.htmlBart Kranstauber, Marco Smolla, Anne Scharfdata-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
open-source
R/Rstudio
software
tracking/telemetry
ToolMoveAppsno-code analysis platform for animal tracking data using data from Movebank or cloud storage; can build, share & publish analysis workflowshttps://www.moveapps.org/Max Planck Institute of Animal Behaviordata analysis/viz
data management
GPS
networking
open-source
tracking/telemetry
ToolMovebankfree, online database of animal tracking; to manage, share, protect, analyze & archive wildlife tracking data; can explore open data with visualization tool; has data on >1000 species, billions of location pointshttps://www.movebank.org/cms/movebank-mainMax Plank Institute of Animal BehaviorAI/ML
camera trap
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
open-source
software
remote sensing
ToolmoveHMMprovides tools for animal movement modeling using hidden Markov models; includes processing of tracking data, fitting hidden Markov models to movement data, visualization of data & fitted model & decoding of the state processhttps://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/moveHMM/index.htmlTheo Michelot, Roland Langrock, Toby Patterson, Brett McClintock, Eric Rexstaddata analysis/viz
open-source
R/Rstudio
software
tracking/telemetry
ToolmoveVisprovides tools to visualize movement data (e.g. from GPS tracking) & temporal changes of environmental data (e.g. from remote sensing) by creating video animationshttp://movevis.org/index.htmlJakob Schwalb-Willmanndata analysis/viz
open-source
R/Rstudio
software
tracking/telemetry
ToolMovingPandasPython library for handling movement data; provides trajectory data structures & functions for movement data exploration & analysishttps://anitagraser.github.io/movingpandas/Anita Graserdata analysis/viz
open-source
python
software
tracking/telemetry
ToolMSTrIPESa platform to assist effective patrolling, assess ecological status & mitigate human-wildlife conflict in & around tiger reserveshttps://ntca.gov.in/our-work-m-stripes/#m-stripesNational Tiger Conservation Authoritydata-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
GPS
images
local capacity building
mobile app
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
wildlife crime prevention
ToolMy Gorilla Family appapp to get all-access pass to a real mountain gorilla family, with updates from rangers, daily statuses, etc.; meant as alternative (to tourism) revenue-generating mechanism & to increase awareness, interest & direct involvement in gorilla conservationhttps://gorilla.family/The NaturalistUgandaeducation
mobile app
terrestrial
ToolName That Fishcan upload underwater videos & ML model will draw bounding boxes & classify specieshttps://www.namethatfish.com/Jake Easterling of ScuboticsAI/ML
images
marine/aquatic
software
video
ToolNature Conservation Databases Listlist of conservation databases compiling resources & data from different sourceshttps://rubberbootsdata.com/resources/nature-conservation-databases/Frank van der MostTallinnEstoniacitizen science
data management
education
marine/aquatic
open-source
remote sensing
terrestrial
ToolNatureCountsbiodiversity data repository; contains data on distribution & abundance of Canadian bird species; online platform data viz platform& mobile apphttps://naturecounts.ca/nc/default/main.jspBirds Canada, Avian Knowledge NetworkPort Rowan, OntarioCanadacitizen science
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
data management
education
local capacity building
mobile app
ToolNatusferadigital citizen science platform for Europe; record plant/animal observations, connect with other users, & report invasive specieshttps://atlasofthefuture.org/project/natusfera/CREAF (Barcelona), GBIFSpaincitizen science
education
networking
open-source
software
ToolNocturnal Bird Flight Call Databasequick-reference guide to nocturnal flight calls of many North American birds, collected via passive acoustic recordingshttps://nocturnalflightcalls.com/Tessa Rhinehart, John KearneyPittsburgh, PennsylvaniaUSAbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
terrestrial
ToolNocturnal Bird Migration GitLabdeveloping a tool to optimize the use of bioacoustics to follow birds' nocturnal migrationhttps://gitlab.com/nbm.challenge/nbm-nocturnal-bird-migrationAdrien Pajot, Biophonia, Natural SolutionsAI/ML
bioacoustics
data analysis/viz
open-source
terrestrial
ToolOBIS-SEAMAPOcean Biodiversity Information System - Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations; center for marine mammal, seabird, sea turtle, shark & ray distributions with >7 million records from 1500+ datasets; includes individual ID datasets for cetaceans (fins) & sea turtles; marine protected area maps/modeling tools to visualize species density; publishes to GBIFhttps://seamap.env.duke.edu/Duke Universitybioacoustics
camera trap
citizen science
data-/bio-logging
data management
geospatial
GPS
images
marine/aquatic
open-source
remote sensing
tracking/telemetry
ToolObservation.orgthe iNaturalist of Europe (started in the Netherlands), citizen science-based global observation system with species registry (GBIF) for data collection of validated field data from anyonehttps://observation.org/Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Natuurpunt, Natagora, Zosterabioacoustics
citizen science
data management
education
images
mobile app
networking
software
video
ToolOcean Vision AIgamified platform where people can help annotate underwater imaging for training/improving machine learning models; creating data aggregation & processing pipelineshttps://www.mbari.org/ocean-vision-ai-announcement/Kakani Katija, MBARIMoss Landing, CaliforniaUSAAI/ML
camera traps
citizen science
data analysis/viz
data management
education
images
marine/aquatic
networking
video
Toolohun R packagefacilitate the automated detection of sound events, providing functions to diagnose & optimize detection routines; can use reference annotations for detection diagnostics & optimization & use signal detection theory indices to evaluate detection performancehttps://marce10.github.io/ohun/index.htmlMarcelo Araya-Salasbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
data management
R/Rstudio
ToolOpen Ocean Camunderwater camera trap, 1-4 weeks battery life, 2TB storage, smartphone app, 1080p images/videos, up to 400m depth, open-source; can upload data to cloud & run AI model to classify specieshttps://openoceancam.com/AI/ML
camera trap
hardware
images
marine/aquatic
open-source
video
ToolOpen Soundscapefree, open-source software for analysis of bioacoustic recordings; allow users to train custom species classification models & predict presence/occupanyc/etc; can be run on single computer, cluster or cloudhttp://opensoundscape.org/en/latest/Kitzes Lab, Univ of PittsburghPittsburgh, PennsylvaniaUSAbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
open-source
python
software
ToolOpenTreeMapplatform for crowdsourced urban tree inventory & community engagementhttps://github.com/OpenTreeMapJustin Walgran, Rocky Breslow, Michael Maurizi, D Boyercitizen science
data-/bio-logging
education
local capacity building
ToolOrcaSoundopen source project building web interface for listening to orcas as they swim past different hydrophones in the Puget Sound; citizen scientists can also listen to live underwater recordings & label orca calls & other interesting sounds that they hearhttps://www.orcasound.net/Sound Action, Pacific Mammal Research, Center for Whale Research, Whale Trail, FOLKS, Oceans Initiative, Whale Scout, Cetacean Research Tech, Orca Behavior Institute & othersbioacoustics
citizen science
data management
marine/aquatic
software
tracking/telemetry
ToolPAMGuardopen-source PAM software based on platform-independent, flexible, modular architecture; extensive documentation & support for users & developers (has API); aimed at marine mammals but can be used for terrestrial; has detection models built in https://www.pamguard.org/Heriot-Watt Univ, Ecologic, E&P Sound & Marine Life Program, Oregan State Univ, Scripps Institution of OceanographyAI/ML
bioacoustics
open-source
software
ToolPAMpalR package for processing passive acoustic data; currently supports data collected using Pamguard; built to organize your acoustic detections into eventshttps://taikisan21.github.io/PAMpal/Taiki Sakai, (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)United Statesbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
data management
marine/aquatic
open-source
R/Rstudio
ToolParabrakshsolar-powered autonomous light deterrent system to non-invasively keep wild animals (elephants, tigers, etc.) away from crop & livestock land; programmed flashing patterns deter animals & protect fieldshttps://katidhan.com/wildlife-tech/parabraksh/KatidhanBengaluru, KarnatakaIndiahardware
remote sensing
terrestrial
wildlife crime prevention
ToolPika Patrol Appallows you to record observations of American pikas; teaches you to identify them by sight, calls, scat, etc. https://pikapartners.org/pikapatrol/Colorado Pika Project, Dr. Johanna VarnerColoradoUSAbioacoustics
citizen science
data-/bio-logging
education
images
mobile app
terrestrial
ToolPl@ntNetidentify plants from a picture; citizen science app; 28,000 species identifiedhttps://plantnet.org/en/Floris'Ticcitizen science
educationimages
images
ToolPlanetary Computercombines multi-petabyte catalog of global environmental data with intuitive APIs & apps; has data catalog, Hub (development environment)-open-source; integrated apps - Marxan, PrevisIA, Impact Observatory's system, forest carbon trackinghttps://planetarycomputer.microsoft.com/MicrosoftAI/ML
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
GPS
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
ToolPoacherCamanti-poaching trail cam with motion-triggered detection system to instantly distinguish between people & animals; has invisible infrared flash, sends images & locations to law enforcement officials in real-time via wireless networkshttps://www.panthera.org/conservation-technology/poachercamPantheraAI/ML
camera trap
data management
images
IoT
video
wildlife crime prevention
ToolPolar Bear Trackeropen-source, Argos- & Iridium-based tracking device (ear tag) for polar bears; has automated release mechanism; battery life up to 6 months; internal antennahttps://github.com/MistyWest/polarTrackerMisty West, IDEO, USA Fish & Wildlife Services, World Wildlife FundGPS
hardware
IoT
open-source
remote sensing
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
ToolProject Inambariopen mapping platform using publicly available Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite imagery combined with other data streams (like drone images) for detecting tropical forest mininghttps://www.artisanalminingchallenge.com/semi-finalists/project-inambariBjorn Bergman, Christian Thomas, Dan Cogswell, John Amos, Alice Foster, Ryan Covington, Amy Mathews, Jorge Caballero, Miles Silman, Paúl Pauca, Sarra AlqahtaniHouston, Texas
Shepherdstown, West Virginia
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Boston, Massachusetts
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Puerto Maldonado
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
USA
Peru
data analysis/viz
drones/AUV's
geospatial
local capacity building
open-source
remote sensing
software
terrestrial
wildlife crime prevention
ToolProject SEEKERmulti-species AI model to detect illegal wildlife trafficking at airports; can be installed into luggage/cargo scanners & automatically alert enforcement agencies when it detects an illegal wildlife item; 70% success rate in trials so far, particularly good for ivory products https://news.microsoft.com/en-gb/2021/11/18/first-of-its-kind-multispecies-ai-model-to-detect-illegal-wildlife-trafficking-is-ready-to-roll-out-to-airports/Microsoft, Smiths Detection, United for WildlifeAI/ML
consulting
data analysis/viz
images
software
wildlife crime prevention
ToolProtection Assistance for Wildlife Security (PAWS)builds predictive models based on past poaching activity; now a feature in SMART- Predictive Patrol Planning; provides an automated approach that generates efficient & randomized patrol schedules; https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/9781119376866.ch10https://github.com/lily-x/PAWS-publicLily Xu, Milind Tambe (Harvard), MicrosoftAI/ML
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
geospatial
local capacity building
open-source
software
terrestrial
wildlife crime prevention
ToolRangerBotautonomous underwater vehicle project focused on developing deployable robotic systems to help reef managers & other conservation groups upscale underwater monitoring of reefs; developing real-time image processing techniqueshttps://research.qut.edu.au/qcr/Projects/rangerbot/QUT Centre for Robotics & Great Barrier Reef FoundationAI/ML
camera trap
data analysis/viz
hardware
images
marine/aquatic
ToolRaven (Lite, Pro)bioacoustic analysis software; has energy-detection models built-in, great for extracting bioacoustic measurementshttps://ravensoundsoftware.com/software/raven-pro/Cornell Center for Conservation BioacousticsIthaca, New YorkUSAbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
software
ToolRaven-XMatlab-based tool set to integrate high-performance computing (HPC) technologies and bioacoustics data-mining capabilities; hardware-independent solution/framework for processing large acoustic data setshttps://www.birds.cornell.edu/ccb/raven-x/Cornell Center for Conservation BioacousticsIthaca, New YorkUnited Statesbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
data management
software
ToolReference-less Distance Estimationautomatically measures distances to animals & tracks them in camera trap images/video without needing reference footage; may be used for estimating animal abundance using camera trap distance sampling (CTDS), random encounter model (REM), etc.https://github.com/PJ-cs/DistanceEstimationTrackingPeter JohannsBonnGermanyAI/ML
camera traps
images
open-source
python
software
video
ToolReforestation Directoryglobal directory of reforestation & tree-planting projects is a starting point for people wanting to fund reforestation; uses 36 criteria in different categories: context, ecological, economic, social, institutionalhttps://reforestation.app/Mongabaydata analysis/viz
education
funding
geospatial
ToolRegreening Africa Appproviding evidence on where restoration is happening, methods used & who are the beneficiaries; can locate where exotic tree species are replacing indigenous species & recommends actions based on evidencehttps://www.worldagroforestry.org/blog/2021/01/13/mobile-application-helps-african-farmers-manage-and-restore-their-landRegreening AfricaNairobiKenyaclimate
data management
geospatial
local capacity building
mobile app
software
terrestrial
ToolRhoDIS (Rhino DNA Index System)database that will match seized rhino horns with carcasses/reference DNA samples from national parks, reserves, game farms, zooshttps://www.wwfindia.org/news_facts/feature_stories/rhodis_india_forensic_science_to_the_rescue_of_rhinos/University of Pretoria, South African National ParksSouth Africadata management
eDNA/genetics
GPS
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
wildlife crime prevention
ToolRopeless Fisherropeless fishing system using pop-up buoys & acoustic sonar to transmit signal when vessel is near, triggers acoustic release mechanism so buoys/traps float to surface; offshore & coastal systemshttps://www.desertstar.com/ropeless-fishingDesert Star Systemsconsulting
drones/AUV's
hardware
marine/aquatic
Toolscikit-maaddedicated to the quantitative analysis of environmental audio recordings; designed to load & process digital audio, segment & find regions of interest, compute acoustic features & estimate sound pressure level; to measure acoustic properties & identify key patterns in soundscapeshttps://scikit-maad.github.io/Juan Sebastian Ulloa, Jérôme Sueur, Thierry Aubin, Sylvain Haupert, Juan Felipe Latorrebioacoustics
data analysis/viz
open-source
python
software
ToolSeabird Tracking Databaselargest collection/central database of seabird tracking data; can contribute your own data (has data sheet template) or request download from database; formerly 'Tracking Ocean Wanderers'http://www.seabirdtracking.org/BirdLife Internationaldata management
GPS
marine/aquatic
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
ToolSEE Shell apptake a photo of a product you think could be illegal turtleshell & app will tell you instantly if it is or not with high degree of accuracy; contribute to studying illegal wildlife trade & identifying trade hotspotshttps://www.seeturtles.org/see-shellSee TurtlesAI/ML
citizen science
images
mobile app
wildlife crime prevention
ToolSGATprovides facilities for estimating broad-scale animal motions from archival or satellite tag datahttps://github.com/SWotherspoon/SGATSimon Wotherspoondata analysis/viz
open-source
R/Rstudio
software
tracking/telemetry
ToolShark Trackeronline real-time tracking platform for 430 tagged sharks from OCEARCH research expeditions on at-sea laboratory boat; also have mobile app (https://www.ocearch.org/app/) for tracking individual sharkshttps://www.ocearch.org/tracker/OCEARCH, SeaWorld, Chris Fischerdata analysis/viz
education
GPS
marine/aquatic
mobile app
remote sensing
software
tracking/telemetry
ToolSharkTracedigital traceability tool that tags & tracks sharks from capture to consumption to ensure transparency through supply chain; separate pages for onboard, offloading, in-transit, processing; trialled in Australiahttps://www.traffic.org/sharktrace/TRAFFICconsulting
education
marine/aquatic
mobile app
wildlife crime prevention
ToolSnapperGPSlocation data logger system designed for wildlife tracking; in development; making a simple, low-power, low-cost system that can be accessible to conservationists globallyhttps://twitter.com/SnapperGPSAmanda Mattes, Jonas Beuchert, Alex RogersUKdata-/bio-logging
GPS
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
terrestrial
tracking/telemetry
ToolSonoBatbat call analysis software for automated classification of bat species in North America; free viewer app, licenses $380/year or $680-$1500 perpetualhttps://sonobat.com/Joe Szewczak, Nick SzewczakArcata, CaliforniaUSAAI/ML
bioacoustics
data analysis/viz
software
terrestrial
ToolSoundclimscripts & modules to search for soundmarks in field audio recordingshttps://github.com/PEM-Humboldt/soundclimInstituto Humboldt Colombiabioacoustics
data analysis/viz
open-source
python
software
ToolSpecies Conservation Toolkit (SCTI)"software for saving species"; makers of Vortex (extinction risk simulator), PMx (genetic/demographic management of captive populations), Outbreak (disease outbreak simulator), RAMAS & HexSim (population viability analysis)https://scti.tools/Mgmt team: Jonathan Ballou, Robert Lacy, Onnie Byers, Sara Sullivan, Taylor Callicratedata analysis/viz
software
ToolSpeckyspectrogram viewing Python app to label audio clips using combo of sound & spectrogramhttps://github.com/rhine3/speckyKitzes Lab at Univ of PittsburghPennsylvaniaUSAbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
python
software
ToolSpSeg (Species Segregator)Megadetector-enabled machine learning tool (python) for species-level segregation/classification of camera-trap images; trained specifically for the Central Indian landscapehttps://github.com/bhlab/SpSegBHLabIndiaAI/ML
camera traps
data analysis/viz
images
open-source
python
terrestrial
ToolSTOATSpatiotemporal Observation Annotation Tool; platform for annotation of spatiotemporal diversity data with values from remote sensing & other gridded environmental datasetshttps://mol.org/stoat/Map of Lifegeospatial
data management
remote sensing
software
ToolTADARIDAsoftware toolbox allowing for detection & labelling of recorded sound events & to classify new acoustic data into known classes; made up of three modules (Detection, Labelling & Classification); deep learning module being developedhttps://github.com/YvesBas?tab=repositoriesYves Bas, Emmanuel Leblond, Didier Bas, Charlotte Roemerbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
open-source
R/Rstudio
software
ToolTALO databaseglobal tree allometry and crown architecture database with geo-referenced & taxonomically standardized records of individual trees for which stem diameter, height and/or crown radius have been measuredhttps://github.com/selva-lab-repo/TALLOSelva Lab, University of BristolBristolUKacademic lab
GPS
open-source
R/Rstudio
remote sensing
terrestrial
ToolTank Watchlist of all commercially available, captive-bred saltwater fish in 'good fish' lists on mobile app to combat illegal trade; bad fish list has species taken unsustainably, not suitable for captivity, endangered, etc. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ayslingdesign.tankwatch&hl=en&gl=USFor the Fisheseducation
marine/aquatic
mobile app
wildlife crime prevention
ToolTerrAdapt CascadiaDynamic Conservation Planning tool that provides up-to-date, climate-smart, regional-scale perspectives & local decision-making; based on monitoring lands, projecting future impactshttps://terradapt.org/regions/cascadia/TerrAdapt.org, Cascadia Partner ForumCanada
USA
AI/ML
climate
consulting
data analysis/viz
geospatial
local capacity building
remote sensing
software
ToolTerrafuse AIprovides hyper-local climate risk scores powered by machine learning to prevent losses & boost decision-making accuracy; focuses on wildlife risk; use high-res earth observation datasets, models trained with 50+ environmental conditions; scores validated with historical/ground-truthed datahttps://www.terrafuse.ai/Brian White, Hunter Connell (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)CaliforniaUSAAI/ML
climate
consulting
data analysis/viz
geospatial
remote sensing
terrestrial
ToolTethysfree open-source temporal-spatial database for metadata related to acoustic recordings (started with marine mammal detection & localization)https://tethys.sdsu.edu/NOAA, San Diego State Univ, Scripps Institute of OceanographyUSAbioacoustics
data management
marine/aquatic
terrestrial
software
ToolThe NABIT (Nucleic Acid Barcode Identification Tool)low-cost, hand-held, field-ready automated tool to validate the identity of a wildlife or food product anywhere in the world, without specialized training, equipment, reagents, or continuous powerhttps://conservationxlabs.com/nabitConservation X Labs, David Baisch, Hal HolmesSeattle, WashingtonUSAeDNA/genetics
hardware
wildlife crime prevention
ToolTimberChainfrom Preferred by Nature & iov42; combines blockchain tech, 3rd party certification & market knowledge for increasing traceability, ensuring data integrity, certifying/auditing timber supply chainshttps://preferredbynature.org/blockchainPreferred by Natureconsulting
data analysis/viz
software
TooltorchgeoPyTorch domain library similar to torchvision, providing datasets, samplers, transforms & pre-trained models specific to geospatial datahttps://github.com/microsoft/torchgeoMicrosoft, Adam Stewart, Caleb Robinson, Isaac Corley, Anthony Ortiz, Juan Lavista Ferres, Arindam BanerjeeAI/ML
data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
images
open-source
python
remote sensing
software
Tooltrack2KBAcomprised of functions that facilitate the identification of areas of importance for biodiversity, such as Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs), based on individual tracking datahttps://github.com/BirdLifeInternational/track2kbaBirdLife International, Jonathan Handley, Martin Beal, Steffen Oppel, Virginia Morera-Pujol, Lizzie Pearmain, data analysis/viz
open-source
R/Rstudio
software
tracking/telemetry
ToolTrailguardreal-time anti-poaching camera-based alert system, camera trap with edge computing to detect poachers; sends pictures to authorities via GSM, long-range radio or satellite networks; variants - ForestGuard AI to detect logging trucks, WildEyes AI to detect animals to prevent human-wildlife conflicthttp://impactatresolve.com/wildtech/WildTech@RESOLVEAI/ML
camera trap
hardware
images
IoT
video
wildlife crime prevention
ToolTrajvisvisualise, animate & create videos of animal movement data from GPS tagshttps://internetofelephants.github.io/trajvis/Internet of ElephantsGPS
data-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
tracking/telemetry
ToolTrapTaggerfree, web-based app that uses AI to reduce workload for camera trap data annotation, organization & analysishttps://wildeyeconservation.org/traptagger/WildEye & InnoventixSouth AfricaAI/ML
camera traps
data management
images
software
terrestrial
ToolTrasedata-driven transparency initiative; supply chain & commodity mapping for corporate sustainabilityhttp://www.trase.earthGlobal Canopyconsulting
data analysis/viz
ToolTritonfisheries transparency portal; collaborative platform for regulators, enforcement, & society to explore ownership data behind world’s industrial fishing fleets; data viz & analytics functionshttps://imsehawaii.org/2021-library/ewExternalFiles/Triton%20Portal%20Overview_IMCS_C4ADS.pdfC4ADSdata analysis/viz
data management
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
software
wildlife crime prevention
ToolTURT appallows tour guides, snorkellers, scuba-divers, dive shops or any member of public to report sea turtle sightings; pictures added to database, uses pattern recognition software to identify individual turtles & monitor populations around the countryhttps://speseas.org/projects/sea-turtle-citizen-science/SpeSeas, Save our Sea TurtlesTrinidad & TobagoAI/ML
citizen science
data management
images
marine/aquatic
mobile app
software
tracking/telemetry
ToolTweetyNeta neural network architecture that automates annotation of birdsong & other vocalizations by segmenting spectrograms & then labeling those segmentshttps://github.com/yardencsGitHub/tweetynetYarden Cohen, David Nicholson, Zhehao ChengAI/ML
bioacoustics
data analysis/viz
open-source
python
ToolVideo and Image Analytics for Marine Environments (VIAME)open-source, do-it-yourself AI toolkit which allows biologists to train their own computer vision models without ML expertise; has web & desktop version & online annotation archive; used for object counting & identification for marine animals/censusingviametoolkit.org, viame.kitware.comKitware, IncUSAAI/ML
consulting
data analysis/viz
images
marine/aquatic
open-source
remote sensing
software
video
ToolVigie-Chirocitizen science acoustic monitoring program targeting bats, insects & other ultrasound-producing nocturnal taxa; working with a web portal & AI (Tadarida/TadariDeep toolbox)https://croemer3.wixsite.com/teamchiro/vigie-chiroYves Bas, Christian Kerbiriou, Jean-François JulienParisFranceacademic lab
AI/ML
bioacoustics
citizen science
data management
education
open-source
R/Rstudio
software
terrestrial
ToolWallacemodular, R-based, open-source platform for reproducible modeling of species niches & distributions; user-friendly graphical user interface (GUI); have user support forum, webinarshttps://wallaceecomod.github.io/Jamie Kass, Gonzalo Pinilla Buitrago, Andrea Paz, Bethany Johnson, Matthew Aiello-Lammens, Cory Merow, Robert Anderson, Bruno Vilela academic lab
climate
data analysis/viz
data management
education
events
geospatial
GPS
open-source
R/Rstudio
software
ToolwarbleRfacilitates analysis of animal acoustic signals in R; workflow that facilitates spectrographic visualization & measurement of acoustic parametershttps://marce10.github.io/warbleR/Marcelo Araya-Salasbioacoustics
data analysis/viz
open-source
R/Rstudio
software
ToolWaveGliderocean surface robot; autonomous, unmanned surface vehicle powered by wave & solar energy; operates individually or in fleets delivering real-time data for up to a year with no fuel; open & extensible platform; hosts trainings, mission planning sessions, has launch, piloting, recovery services, 24/7 supporthttps://www.liquid-robotics.com/wave-glider/overview/Liquid Roboticsclimate
data-/bio-logging
drones/AUV's
hardware
marine/aquatic
remote sensing
ToolWildbookWildMe's open-source individual animal identification platform to support mark-recapture, molecular ecology studies; API for cross-platform data inport/export; animal biometrics platformhttps://github.com/WildMeOrg/WildbookJason Holmberg, WildMePortland, OregonUSAAI/ML
data analysis/viz
images
marine/aquatic
open-source
python
software
terrestrial
ToolWildbook Image Analysis (WBIA)open-source machine learning platform for individual animal detection, classification & identification; backend service supporting machine learning for wildlife conservation on Wildbookhttps://github.com/WildMeOrg/wildbook-iaWild MePortland, OregonUSAAI/ML
citizen science
data analysis/viz
data management
images
open-source
python
software
ToolWildIDcamera trap image processing for Southern African species using machine learning-based softwarehttps://www.wildid.app/Cape TownSouth AfricaAI/ML
camera trap
data management
images
software
terrestrial
ToolWildlife Insightsglobal cloud-based camera trap data processing platform with built in detection ML models, near-real time info, storage/sharing toolshttps://www.wildlifeinsights.org/homeConservation International, NC Museum of Natureal Sciences, Smithsonian, Map of Life, WWF, WCS, Google, ZSLAI/ML
camera trap
citizen science
data analysis/viz
images
local capacity building
open-source
software
ToolWildlife Sentinel appanonymous illegal wildlife trade reporting app to help staff at airports, airlines & aviation companies report suspected wildlife trafficking & corruption; available on Apple & Google Play stores in English, Spanish & Portuguesehttps://www.traffic.org/news/new-mobile-reporting-app-is-helping-combat-corruption-and-wildlife-trafficking-in-the-aviation-industry/Crime Stoppers International, USAID Routes Partnershipconsulting
images
mobile app
wildlife crime prevention
ToolwildlifeDIfacilitates the calculation of indices of dynamic interaction for wildlife telemetry data; also functions for more advanced contact analysishttps://github.com/jedalong/wildlifeDIJed Long, Trisalyn Nelson, Stephen Webb, Kenneth Geedata-/bio-logging
data analysis/viz
open-source
R/Rstudio
software
tracking/telemetry
ToolWildSpot ARaugmented reality game takes place on National Park lands; science fiction landscape, players encounter alien organisms & phenomena threatening to leak into our dimension; can join quests to explore real-world areas of scientific interest at the Parks & be invited to join citizen science projects available through SciStarterhttps://www.wildspot.app/AAAS, Innovative Learning Institute, Springtail MediaUSAcitizen science
education
mobile app
software
terrestrial
ToolWisblockmodular system that makes it easy to implement LPWAN into IoT solutions; based off WisBlock Base board (provides power supply, battery/solar panel supplies, charging block, connectors for programming & debugging), platform carrier that plugs-in to WisBlock Core processing board & multiple WisBlock moduleshttps://store.rakwireless.com/pages/wisblockRak Wirelesshardware
IoT
ToolwpsWatchprotected areas can use camera traps w/AI to detect threats & monitor wildlife in real time, & volunteers can sign up to help monitor & review camera trap imageshttps://wildlifeprotectionsolutions.org/wpswatch/Wildlife Protection SolutionsAI/ML
camera trap
citizen science
data management
wildlife crime prevention
ToolYOLO-fineone-stage deep learning-based detection model designed to be capable of detecting small objects with high accuracy & high speed, allowing further real-time applicationshttps://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/12/15/2501IRISA, Institut Charles DelaunayFranceAI/ML
data analysis/viz
geospatial
images
remote sensing
software
ToolZ-ray droneautonomous underwater vehicle developed by US Navy, Scripps Institute; ocean glider that collects acoustic data via 27-element hydrophone awway installed in sonar housinghttp://www.navaldrones.com/ZRay.htmlNaval Dronesbioacoustics
drones/AUV's
marine/aquatic
ToolZamba Cloudapp that automatically detects what species are present in camera trap videos, can upload directly to site; has 23 species classes (bird, human, primate, reptile, rodent, etc.) + no-animal class; 94% accuracy in blank vs non-blank, 79% top-3 accuracy (correct label in top 3)https://www.zambacloud.com/#what-is-zamba-cloudDriven DataAI/ML
camera trap
data management
images
mobile app
python
software
video
ToolZendoAI agent that can be taught to identify & locate objects in camera-trap images using as few as 10 images to starthttps://deepai.org/zendoDeepAISan Francisco, CaliforniaUnited StatesAI/ML
camera traps
data analysis/viz
images
software
ToolZoaTrackplatform to calculate movement metrics & space use for individually marked animals; focused on Australasian region; open-access projects available; hosts different home-range density estimator tools which can overlaid with environmental layers; results can be exported into Google Earth or Esrihttps://zoatrack.org/University of Queensland, Atlas of Living Australia data analysis/viz
data management
geospatial
GPS
open-source
remote sensing
software
tracking/telemetry