Tag: population monitoring

January 16, 2020

Using satellites to monitor whales

Could satellites help conserve whales? Boston’s New England Aquarium and the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based engineering firm Draper are teaming up for a project they’re calling Counting Whales From Space. They hope...

April 5, 2018

Does citizen science work as well as federal bird monitoring?

Two weeks ago, eBird logged its 500 millionth observation. Launched by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in 2002, the online checklist is a handy resource for birders, but how does...

February 27, 2018

Duck! It’s a drone!

The use of drones in the wildlife field has soared over the last five years, from tracking polar bear activity in the Arctic to fighting rhino poaching in South Africa....