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September 27, 2015

Monitoring a Marine Reserve

A Flexrotor UAS Provides Proof of Poaching By Matt Ball Cocos Island National Park is a Costa Rican biodiversity treasure that lies 350 miles off the coast and along the same subterranean mountain ridge as Galapagos Island in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean. This ridge provides an ecosystem supporting an abundant and broad range of

September 15, 2015

Scientists Calling for Better Methods to Track Global Biodiversity from Space

A collection of worldwide scientists are calling for a global strategy to monitor Earth’s biodiversity from space. As biodiversity loss intensifies, traditional means to track biodiversity aren’t keeping up, so satellite remote sensing is seen as the key.

August 13, 2015

Help Wanted on Tracking Biodiversity from Space

August 13, 2015  — Conservation organisations and space agencies are being called on to join forces to decide how changes in biodiversity can be monitored globally. What, exactly, should be measured by satellites? Biodiversity refers to the different types of life found on Earth. While it is a measure of the variety of organisms in

December 13, 2014

Combining Remote Sensing and Biodiversity Research

Conservation biology has been tasked with coordinating research and monitoring efforts to revert the current biodiversity crisis. Rooted in ecology, the discipline traditionally sought relevant information from ground-based methodologies. On the other hand, the roots of environmental remote sensing lie in the geography and engineering disciplines.