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Researchers use high-tech sea turtle eggs to track poachers

After stealing eggs from nesting sea turtles, poachers often slip undetected into the shadows. Can technology help researchers uncover them and their massive black market to save species?

Satellites, dynamite and more – 7 ways to save the ocean from illegal fishing

Watch out pirates! New technology and policy advances mark the beginning of the end for illegal fishing

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Lights Out programs prevent over 200,000 bird-window collisions annually

Collisions with windows kill millions of migratory birds each year. As more and more cities find, preventing such bird deaths is as easy as the flip of a switch.

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Using drones to improve orangutan conservation

Scouring the forests of Sumatra with a fleet of drones, researchers have uncovered valuable data that could help to protect the imperiled orangutan

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8 creative ways to reduce human-wildlife conflict

Conflict often arises when the needs of animals are pitted against those of growing human populations. For scientists, the obvious answer to reducing human-wildlife conflict is…chili powder, bees, and strobe lights?

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Google Street View offers new insights for conservation

Google Street View is nothing new, but scientists are embracing the technology to inform their research like never before.