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12 Ways Technology Is Saving Endangered Species

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12 Ways Technology Is Saving Endangered Species

By Derek Markham, TreeHugger

Our human tendency toward innovation and ingenuity, coupled with our advancing technology, is helping to come up with solutions for saving some of the other species on Earth from becoming endangered, or even extinct. From low-tech ideas used in novel ways, to altogether new technology used in place of older versions, there’s a wide variety of concepts for using science and tech and gadgetry to preserve endangered species.

1. Better Mapping and Visualization

Google Earth has proven itself to be more than just a way to make maps or get directions, it’s become a real tool for the conservation and preservation of species and habitats. New species have been discovered by scientists browsing the globe and endangered species and their vital habitats are being protected by organizations using this powerful software as a mapping and visualization tool to illustrate the threats to their survival.

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5:41PM PDT on Aug 19, 2012

awesome over all

11:29PM PDT on Jun 26, 2012

ABOUT TIME!!!! THANKS FOR THE GOOD NEWS!

4:21AM PDT on Jun 21, 2012

Love to hear good news.

11:27AM PDT on Jun 20, 2012

great news thanks for sharing :)

2:40PM PDT on Jun 19, 2012

Thanks for the post.

2:33PM PDT on Jun 19, 2012

thank u!

1:45PM PDT on Jun 19, 2012

THANKS

11:49AM PDT on Jun 19, 2012

Very interesting, thanks

7:15AM PDT on Jun 19, 2012

Its great tio hear for once that technology is helping nature rather than destroying it.

1:07AM PDT on Jun 19, 2012

All wonderfully clever, so heartening that technology is also benefiting our wild life.

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