Welcome to the WILDLABS Community

WILDLABS is home to the global conservation technology community of 7,700 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

Welcome to our community!

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Join WILDLABS in New York City for the World Wildlife Day 2024 UN Celebration 

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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...

29 October 2015

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Discussion / Camera Traps

Hi Wildlabs community! I am wondering how you or your country handle the battery wastes after the Camera Traps - including one-off alkaline and Lithium. In Indonesia, there is...

11 December 2023

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The conclusion of the WILDLABS Awards 2024 selection process is imminent! Our external judging panel is currently deliberating to determine the 14 chosen projects. Meet them!

9 February 2024

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Data from the WILDLABS Awards 2024 submissions confirms what our State of Conservation Tech survey unveiled: women are an underrepresented group in conservation tech. 

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Conversations & Questions

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Were you ever able to solve the problem? Interestingly enough, I begin a seal bio-logging study next year! Also, you are correct. The errors were occurring during short bout...
Data management and processing tools 20 minutes 44 seconds ago
Hi Richard, Thanks for proposing, I would be happy to meet you and SMART people there!
Protected Area Management Tools, Community Base 4 hours 3 minutes ago
Unless you are planning on making a mesh network between nodes then the total distance spanning the location of all the nodes is important to know, not just the intra node...
Sensors, Protected Area Management Tools 6 hours 9 minutes ago
This is great, thank you so much @zhongqimiao ! I will check it out and looking forward for the upcoming tutorial!
AI for Conservation, Camera Traps, Open Source Solutions 21 hours 21 minutes ago
Thanks @alexrood for creating this visual!  
Community Base 1 day 3 hours ago
I think it's important to state whether you have a lot of power available or not. If not, it would rule out the Pi. If you do, then you have a lot of flexibility but would have to...
Build Your Own Data Logger Community 1 day 11 hours ago
Thank you so much for your encouraging words! I'm thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our conversation, and I truly appreciate your support in spreading the word about my survey...
Acoustics, AI for Conservation 1 day 12 hours ago
I heard it through industry chatter but can't find a news release on it yet.
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Acoustics 1 day 20 hours ago
Ah yes. I didn’t notice that. Indeed it’s “near infrared”, 850nm lighting.
Camera Traps, Marine Conservation 2 days 8 hours ago
My biggest challenge right now is actually finding test locations and people who are willing and motivated to try something. And then I’ll be able to bring localised detection and...
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Human-Wildlife Conflict 2 days 13 hours ago
I love this list Dan, thanks for sharing!  
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Acoustics, AI for Conservation 3 days 2 hours ago
I've used AA rechargeable almost exclusively for many years now. I try to get rechargeables sourced from Japan (Panasonic Eneloop and Fujitsu), but have also used Eveready  ...
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Camera Traps 3 days 22 hours ago

Connect & Collaborate

I am a conservation biologist focused on cheetahs in shared ecosystems with people and other wildlife. We use technology in data collection, analysis and distribution.

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I am a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Southern California interested in using AI for historical biodiversity reconstruction, conservation, and climate change research. I work mostly with insects and computer vision.

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PhD, lecturer researcher at University of Bejaia Algeria

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I am a researcher focused on the wildlife management and conservation

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I am from Bangalore working as a professional Naturalist in Various parts of India.

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My name is Ninying Benedicta a PhD student under the Department of wildlife resource management in Cameroon. I love learning about wildlife and their habitats. I also love working with communities surrounding the forests, learning on Traditional Ecological Knowledge.

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Latest members

Veronika

Veronika

Software Developer

Hashim Ali

Hashim Ali

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Wildlife Biologist at Baltistan Wildlife Conservation and Development Organization (BWCDO)

Shea Vang

Shea Vang

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Hello, my name is Shea Vang. I am a first generation Hmong woman professional interested in learning more about green/sustainable practices, clean tech, and carbon projects.

Janice Ansine

Janice Ansine

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The Open University (OU)

Senior Project Manager Citizen Science, Faculty of STEM, The Open University, UK I manage projects that use innovative educational and web-based technology to engage public participation in and learning about science i.e. biodiversity (www.iSpotnature.org, https://treezilla.org).

Sienna Weinstein

Sienna Weinstein

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Wildlife conservationist, writer, and photographer looking for a job in wildlife conservation! My "dream job" would involve adding a creative aspect (e.g., writing or photography) to promote the conservation of wildlife worldwide.

Ideas & Updates

Careers

Do you know anyone interested in this position? Let them know by sharing widely.

27 February 2024

Join the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) in pioneering environmental and ecological monitoring! 🌍💡 As part of ERIN’s Observatory for Climate, Environment, and Biodiversity (OCEB), you'll be at the...

26 February 2024

In commemoration of International Forestry Day, Urban Tree Revival Initiative (UTRI) are working towards having a global virtual webinar. The Theme of the event is Forest and Innovation.  

22 February 2024

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SMART Global Congress 2024

22 February 2024

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WILDLABS Washington DC Meet-Up

21 February 2024

alexrood

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WILDLABS NYC Networking Event

21 February 2024

alexrood

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Careers

SMART Partnership Director

21 February 2024

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Senior Software Engineer, Skylight

21 February 2024

alexrood

Careers

Technical Field Officer

21 February 2024

alexrood

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Get involved

The Variety Hour
November

You’re invited to the WILDLABS Variety Hour, our monthly community event connecting you to the exciting projects, research, and ideas that are happening in conservation tech right now.

The WILDLABS Variety Hour isn’t a show, or a lecture, or a workshop. It's an engaging, fun, and interactive gathering, giving you a welcoming space to share your own projects and resources, ask and answer questions, have insightful conversations, meet collaborators, make friends, and get to know the conservation tech community in a new way. 

Want to catch the next show, or check out any you've missed? Check out the 2023 lineup here!

Nov
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4:00 pm ~ 5:00 pm Europe/London

Stephanie O'Donnell

Join us this month to hear about a new toolkit from Save the Elephants,  a tool to help you to host, visualize, and share massive orthomosaics and 3D models, Earth Species...
Recording available
Oct
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4:00 pm ~ 5:00 pm Europe/London

Stephanie O'Donnell

Join us this month to hear about a low-cost design for an aquatic stereo  camera, a cost-effective design for nocturnal, infrared video recording, The Inventory, the dynamic, wiki...
Recording available
Sep
27

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4:00 pm ~ 5:00 pm UTC

Stephanie O'Donnell

Join us this month to hear about developing a Polar Bear satellite ear tag transmitter, how 3D tech is being used in forest ecology, Digital Earth Africa's work to make Earth...
Recording available

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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