For millions of years, spider webs have been really, really good at catching things. Now, researchers have begun to cotton on to how they might use this ability to their own ends.
Unmanned aerial vehicles, more commonly known as “drones,” are quickly become useful tools for ecologists and biologists alike.
Armed with low-cost surveillance technologies, nonprofits aided by “citizen spies” are tracking fracking in Pennsylvania, flaring in North Dakota, and rogue fishing around Easter Island
There’s a new taxonomy in the making.
Driving innovation with big cash prizes has become an increasingly popular method for solving tough environmental problems.
3-D printing meets fish tracking
Conservation biologists want in on the 3-D printing revolution.
Crowdsourced monitoring made simple
Martin Fluker’s innovation for ecosystem monitoring requires little infrastructure beyond strategically placed wooden posts and some bright green paint.
Google Street View helps scientists study bird habitat
Doppler radar for fish could revolutionize ocean monitoring
Scientists use leeches to track down rare mammals