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...

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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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Thanks Carly! I had reviewed some of the help files, but clearly not the right ones!My email is [email protected] 
Acoustics, Software and Mobile Apps 25 minutes 58 seconds ago
I'm going to use a TTP223 module as a solution.  This is a capacitive touch switch, used to turn things off and on.  It's not just human touch that triggers it, anything...
Biologging 19 hours 58 minutes ago
We'll be presenting Wednesday morning as part of session 10.1b on "Integrating earth observations and biological tools in ecology and evolution to cogenerate knowledge towards...
Community Base, Biologging 1 day 5 hours ago
Definitely things of beauty. I could do with a few of those for my gunshot localizers.
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AI for Conservation 1 day 11 hours ago
Hello everyone. I run a small ecological consultancy based in the Scottish Highlands. Although I undertake a range of ecological surveys for commercial and academic clients,...
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Community Base 1 day 13 hours ago
Hi all,I'm curious to hear experiences/thoughts on mounting microphones in potted instrument housings that will receive a fair amount of...
Acoustics 3 days 4 hours ago
Hello guys,I'm looking into the topic of measuring species vulnerability to overharvesting of species in trade. I am exploring existing...
Ending Wildlife Trafficking Online, Marine Conservation, Wildlife Crime 3 days 7 hours ago
Thank you so much for your support. I am finding it really difficult to find the funding for the initial development. We need lots of engineering time to refine our detection and...
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AI for Conservation, Drones, Emerging Tech, Human-Wildlife Conflict, Wildlife Crime 3 days 14 hours ago
Hi Tabitha, What recording settings were you using when you saw these differences? I've measured the consumption across some different firmware versions and I can't see any...
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Acoustics 4 days 11 hours ago
Hi Jamie,Nitrate sensors for sewage are quite pricey, so I might go with a bunch of OpenCTD loggers, on the theory that the conductivity will spike in sewage.  There may also...
Build Your Own Data Logger Community, Citizen Science 5 days 19 hours ago
Depending what you want to do, there are free services to annotate values for each point, interpolating between available time-location records in the RS data.The EnvDATA Track...
Remote Sensing & GIS 6 days 9 hours ago
Thank you very much for this Esther. I also came across Trade in Wildlife Information Exchange (TWIX) which is a enforcement tool for international wildlife trade. 
Women in Conservation Tech Programme (WiCT), Citizen Science, Emerging Tech, East Africa Community 1 week ago

Connect & Collaborate

Co-Director FOS Europe, Conservation Strategist and Technical Advisor to the Miradi Software Team, Improving Conservation through Adaptive Management and Evidence-based Learning

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Conservation Science Coordinator for the Giraffe Conservation FoundationCo-Chair of IUCN Giraffe and Okapi Specialist Group

Inventory Beta Tester
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Software Engineer with 10+ years of experience in application design, development, testing and deployment. Highly experienced in Health Care, Life Science and BigData projects. Artificial Intelligence researcher (NLP, Computer Vision) with experience in Wildlife Conservation.

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I'm the Executive Director of the Ocean Knowledge Action Network, the Director of Moonjelly Academy (a place for open debate about digital innovations for ocean conservation), and a professor at the European Institute of Marine Studies (France).

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Latest members

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

  •  |  He/Him

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

Eshetu Moges Adamu

Eshetu Moges Adamu

  •  |  Wilddog

I am a wildlife Ecologist and I have been doing ecological research mainly on population dynamics and climate change senarios, and I am also highly intersted to do modeling of wildlife ecology mainly on carnivores and large bovides

Ideas & Updates

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

Webinar about computer vision and robotic tools to automatically process insect specimens stored in liquid samples

22 May 2024

Do you have photos and videos of your conservation tech work? We want to include them in a conservation technology showcase video

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Funding

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

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Funding

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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Mar
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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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