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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Our Top Picks

The Inventory is your one-stop shop for conservation technology tools, organisations, and R&D projects. Start contributing to it now!

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Read in detail about how to use The Inventory, our new living directory of conservation technology tools, organisations, and R&D projects.

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It has been an extraordinary year supporting and growing the regional East African Conservation Technology Community at WILDLABS. We've made great strides and unlocked exciting opportunities for our community as we...

29 April 2024

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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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Tap into our new and exciting community-focused conversation series!  In this first season of InConversation, we're in East Africa with host Esther Githinji. Listen in as we chat one-on-one with your favourite...

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Conversations & Questions

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Hi,What is expected of a co lead?
Remote Sensing & GIS 3 hours 28 minutes ago
Hi All,I am Loveness Lamuel Mutungi. I hold a Bsc in Environmental sciences and management from Sokoine University of Agriculture. I am...
Women in Conservation Tech Programme (WiCT), East Africa Community 5 hours 15 minutes ago
Actually my Raspberry Pi application is a sound localizer not related to image recognition. My image recognition related project runs on Jetsons and higher.But I think recognizing...
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AI for Conservation 10 hours 49 minutes ago
Hi @emmahiggins , sounds like a great plan. Could you tell more about the content of the program, and perhaps the institutional context (which department(s) is(are)...
Build Your Own Data Logger Community, AI for Conservation, Autonomous Camera Traps for Insects, Biologging, Camera Traps, Citizen Science, Climate Change, Acoustics, Community Base, Connectivity, Conservation Dogs, Conservation Tech Training and Education, Data management and processing tools, Drones, Early Career, Earth Observation 101 Community, East Africa Community, eDNA & Genomics, Emerging Tech, Ending Wildlife Trafficking Online, Ethics of Conservation Tech, Footprint Identification Technique (FIT), Human-Wildlife Conflict, Marine Conservation, Open Source Solutions, Protected Area Management Tools, Remote Sensing & GIS, Sensors, Software and Mobile Apps, Sustainable Fishing Challenges, Wildlife Crime, Women in Conservation Tech Programme (WiCT) 1 day 17 hours ago
It's been a problem for forever.  I too find it quite annoying.
Open Source Solutions 2 days 5 hours ago
Hi. We're FreakLabs, a conservation technology company based in Japan and Australia. For Japan, we have our manufacturing facilities in Chiba prefecture on the Boso Peninsula. We'...
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Community Base 2 days 17 hours ago
The last two months have been bustling with fun mothbox developments!Deployment in AzueroOur first full deployment went wonderfully! Andy...
Autonomous Camera Traps for Insects 3 days ago
If you search Digikey for a 'strain relief' you should be able to find a rubber grommet that will hold that mic without any additional machining. A blob of silicone will adhesive...
Acoustics 3 days 3 hours ago
I am also commenting for future notifications - very interested to hear some responses.While not directly related to AI, here in Canada there's quite a conversation around data...
AI for Conservation 3 days 5 hours ago
Happy to help out with the processing of the SAR images and building a model on top of it. 
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AI for Conservation, Drones, Emerging Tech, Human-Wildlife Conflict, Wildlife Crime 3 days 7 hours ago
A practice-based research project: I am carrying out a qualitative research project to better understand the...
Community Base 3 days 11 hours ago
Hi everyone! Have you ever experienced time drift in the old Bushnell NatureView Cam HD? If so, is there a way to fix it? The camera...
Camera Traps 3 days 10 hours ago

Connect & Collaborate

Blue Planet Strategies

Conservationist working on ropeless fishing technology and co-coordinating a sensor data team for an forest elephant project in Gabon

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MSc Conservation Biology, University of Cape Town. Studying black-footed cats. Wildlife photographer, illustrator, researcher. Live in Asheville, NC, US. travelforwildlife.com, trulywild.com

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Heading up comms for a conservation agency based in the United Arab Emirates

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Electrical Engineering Student| Robotics Club, Center For Innovation (CFI) | Indian Institute of Technology, Madras 

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Hello! I am a spatial data scientist working in marine conservation, as well as a Masters of Science candidate in Geography at Simon Fraser University. I am looking to connect and chat with other professionals at the intersection of conservation and tech!

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Murtaza Taj (PhD, QMUL 2019). He is an Associate Professor and director of computer vision lab at LUMS, Lahore. His research interest lies in the area of Computer Vision and Image Processing. In particular he is developing early warning systems for wild life and forest fires.

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Latest members

Josh Adler

Josh Adler

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Connecting people to nature positive solutions

Dhanushka Udayanga

Dhanushka Udayanga

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A resercher, Fungal Biologist and Biodiversity enthusiast

Gabriela Alejandra Valencia Macias

Gabriela Alejandra Valencia Macias

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Gabriela A. Valencia-Macias, B.Sc. (Universidad Veracruzana), is achieving a master's degree in science at the Ecology Institute (INECOL A.C). She is Colombian-Mexican and has focused her studies on the conservation and biodiversity of amphibians.

Jude Fernando

Jude Fernando

Agriculturist and environment conservationist

Bartolome Ortiz Viso

Bartolome Ortiz Viso

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PhD in Applied Machine Learning with a background in Bio-Mathematics

Robin Marti Sarasa

Robin Marti Sarasa

Currently involved in a group project focused in the connection between new technologies and wildlife conservation, particularly exploring the potential of leveraging emerging monitoring technologies and software developments to protect red-list endangered species and their habit

Ideas & Updates

We are excited to invite you to a special happy hour meetup hosted by the WILDLABS team at our home in Cambridge in the UK! This is a fantastic opportunity to connect with fellow conservation tech enthusiasts, share...

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WILDLABS, Smithonian's Movement of Life Initiative, and NASA JPL invite you to join us for two side events on wildlife data and technology at the World Biodiversity Forum in Davos this June. RSVP using the link below!

23 May 2024

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This workshop is intended for researchers, governmental and non-governmental organizations, investigative teams, legal bodies, and international agencies that develop or use Earth Observation for environmental...

23 May 2024

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Funding

Save Our Seas, small grant call (±$5K)

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REDAA call for £1-1.5M projects

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Get involved

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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5:00 pm ~ 8:00 pm America/New_York

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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Collection

Best Practice Guides

Stephanie O'Donnell

17 February 2023

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Collection

3 August 2022

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Rob Appleby

Rob Appleby

Community Member

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