Welcome to the WILDLABS Community

WILDLABS is home to the global conservation technology community of 8,600 people in 120 countries discussing 1,500 topics like biologging, camera traps, and machine learning. With engaging spaces to ask questions and collaborate together, share your own work, and discover new ideas and innovations, WILDLABS is your platform to connect with #Tech4Wildlife experts and projects from around the world. Explore

Stephanie O'Donnell

Stephanie O'Donnell

Community Manager

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Are you an emerging Tanzanian conservationist looking to leverage new technologies in your conservation practice and become part of an empowering network of female conservation leaders? Apply now for our Women in...

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After a long application review and finalisation process, we are thrilled to finally announce the winners of the WILDLABS Awards 2024! 

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Variety Hour is back! This month we're talking about making AI more accessible with Pytorch, new developments from WildMe and TagRanger, and working with geospatial data with Fauna & Flora. See you there!

21 March 2024

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We’re unveiling badges, a new feature that allows you to showcase how you’re involved in WILDLABS. Keep track of engagement, show off your collection, and maybe even engage in some friendly competition.

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Discussion / Community Base

Welcome to WILDLABS!

Stephanie O'Donnell

Hello and welcome to the WILDLABS community! With 6,000 members and counting, we want to get to know you a little better. In a couple of...

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Conversations & Questions

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Thanks Dan for explaining and clarifying, and Ed and all others for contributing. As a somewhat technical person (IT business consultant) with no formal environmental education,...
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Camera Traps 1 hour 23 minutes ago
Hi Rob, Alasdair.I didn't realize this was you guys. Congratulations on the grant and looking forward to hearing more about the device. Sounds like it'd be super useful :)Akiba
Acoustics, Biologging, Emerging Tech, Open Source Solutions, Sensors 2 hours 52 minutes ago
Someone from PANGEA! NASA scoping study using alllllllll the tech to assess how tropical regions are impacted by climate change and land use (combining lots of different in-situ...
Community Base 9 hours 26 minutes ago
Super great to see that there will be more work on insect ecoacoustics! So prevalent in practically every soundscape, but so often over-looked. Can't wait to follow this project...
Acoustics, AI for Conservation 3 minutes 21 seconds ago
Thanks, Wade! I think a number of these concerns are for pristine environments where cultural norms prohibit leaving anything on the land unnecessarily. It definitely touches on...
Biologging, Marine Conservation 10 hours 44 minutes ago
Hi Frida. We are currently doing soil monitoring for ecological restoration in Australia with an organization called Bush Heritage Australia. It's been ongoing for about four...
Climate Change, Conservation Tech Training and Education, Sensors 15 hours 37 minutes ago
My study in particular is only looking at species that go under fence holes in Southern Africa. The hole determines species size and juveniles for these species are so small the...
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Biologging 15 hours 53 minutes ago
Awesome project!!
Acoustics 1 day 14 hours ago
Calling practitioners working in connectivity... we're doing some thinking around modelling functional connectivity, and the data that...
Remote Sensing & GIS 1 day 18 hours ago
Amazing, very well put Talia! 
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Community Base 1 day 22 hours ago
Happy to explain for sure. By Timelapse I mean images taken every 15 minutes, and sometimes the same seals (anywhere from 1 to 70 individuals) were in the image for many...
AI for Conservation, Camera Traps, Open Source Solutions, Software and Mobile Apps 2 days 7 hours ago
I would also do this but I want to change the battery in this case.It´will just run two weeks at a time and I think it would be a waste.Robin
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Biologging 3 days 13 hours ago

Connect & Collaborate

UX Researcher @WhatsApp/Facebook, working with WWF/TRAFFIC on Coalition on End Wildlife Trafficking Online. Wildlife x Design enthusiast

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Co-founder of EONEF, I maximise conservation teams's work using tethered helium balloons

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Postdoc using genomics and ancient DNA to help conserve a critically endangered cockatoo species

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coder, conservation newbie

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I am a Senior Research Associate at the Wildlife Institute of India and pursuing my Ph.D. on movement ecology of Indian Wolves in the state of Maharashtra, India.

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Afrotropical ecologist specializing in birds of the Congo Basin and Afromontane regions

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Latest members

Cara Penton

Cara Penton

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Based in Darwin and West Arnhem Land I work as an ecologist specialising in cross-cultural community based environmental research. My research interests are integrating AI into community-based models with local governance.

Jay Qi

Jay Qi

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DrivenData

Lead Data Scientist and contributor to zamba, a tool for automatic species classification from camera traps

Vaileth Jairosy Sanga

Vaileth Jairosy Sanga

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Vaileth Sanga Coexistence and Education Coordinator Vaileth holds a Bachelor degree in Wildlife Management from the Sokoine University of Agriculture. She is a true champion for our human-elephant coexistence and education projects.

Theodora  Venance Shirima

Theodora Venance Shirima

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Theodora Venance is a wildlife management graduate from Sokoine University of Agriculture with a passion for entomology and conservation. With experience at the Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute, she specialized in butterfly identification and data analysis.

MURIITHI GIDEON WANJAU

MURIITHI GIDEON WANJAU

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I am a digital advocate in environmental conservation and community development.

Francois Prinsloo

Francois Prinsloo

I'm SANParks Honorary Ranger and Snare Removal Co-ordinator for the North of Kruger National Park

Ideas & Updates

Are you passionate about wildlife conservation and eager to contribute to meaningful research efforts? Lion Landscapes is seeking a dedicated and proactive Research Assistant to join their team.  

11 April 2024

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Join the Seeed Vision Challenge, an opportunity for conservation innovators to harness the power of AI vision sensors for environmental monitoring and protection.

10 April 2024

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In this workshop, experts present some of the most useful hierarchical models for species distribution and abundance and for both static and dynamic (i.e., changing) populations.

9 April 2024

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WILDLABS Meetups
Join us in person!

You’re invited to connect with fellow WILDLABS community members in one of our upcoming in person meetups! Drop by one of our happy hour events to meet other community members, hear what peers are working on, and chat with the WILDLABS team. 

Find these events and more in our conservation technology calendar! 

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2:00 pm ~ 5:00 pm America/Denver

Talia Speaker

Join us on February 20th in Boulder, Colorado for a WILDLABS meetup convening local groups working in conservation technology to connect, exchange ideas, and brainstorm future in-...
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5:00 pm ~ 8:00 pm America/New_York

Alex Rood

*Join WILDLABS on March 4th in NYC for a conservation tech networking event alongside WWF, USFWS, IFAW, Microsoft, and more! *Sold Out*
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Alex Rood

Join WILDLABS on March 7th in Washington, DC for a casual in-person meetup.
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Explore & Discover

WILDLABS Collections will help you dive deeper into the conservation tech topics that matter most to you, and find favorite resources from other community members. Start exploring our collections below!

5 May 2022

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Best Practice Guides

Stephanie O'Donnell

17 February 2023

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3 August 2022

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Rob Appleby

Rob Appleby

Community Member

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