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Utilities Sitting on Energy Data Goldmine

Jan 10, 2020 |

Billions of dollars have been invested over the last decade or so in smart meters intended to reduce energy usage and achieve savings. A new study finds that utilities have largely failed to tap data that might yield those savings. Read more…

Using AI Sound Analysis to Protect the Rainforest

Nov 1, 2019 |

With climate change accelerating and the Amazon burning hotter than it has in years due to rampant deforestation, conservationists are racing to find creative ways to apply technology to protect the Earth’s rainforests. Read more…

Can Artificial Intelligence Help Pinch Poachers?

Oct 31, 2019 |

From elephants and rhinos to sea turtles and lemurs, poaching is quickly driving many endangered species to the brink of extinction. Often, governments and activists struggle to effectively monitor vast expanses of land for handfuls of poachers who travel at night. Read more…

Big Data and AI Converge in Map to Protect Biodiversity

Jul 10, 2019 |

What’s living where? Those are the basic pieces of data that biologists and conservationists are hoping to collect and load into the Map of Biodiversity Importance, a dynamic new map unveiled this week at the Esri User Conference. Read more…

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