Exploring new ideas to help biodiversity thrive
We have partnered with the Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai (DOC) to develop a Long-term Insights Briefing that explores the topic: 'How can we help biodiversity thrive through the innovative use of information and emerging technologies?'
The topic was confirmed after public consultation in November 2021.
A second round of public consultation in November 2022 – January 2023 provided valuable feedback on the contents of the draft briefing, with it subsequently adjusted and strengthened to reflect the submissions received.
In developing the briefing, 3 areas of transformation stood out as having particular promise for biodiversity conservation:
- satellite imagery and remote sensing, for improved environmental monitoring and surveillance
- AI and data-driven technologies, for collecting and analysing vast quantities of data
- genetic technologies, for new types of environmental monitoring and management.
These areas are detailed in the briefing, with a look at their current state, future opportunities, benefits and limitations.
If you have any questions regarding the Long-term Insights Briefing, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org