Pineapple Fund drops $1M on the Sustainable Ocean Alliance and its new accelerator

Less than a month ago I was happy to be able to write about a new accelerator focused narrowly on technological solutions to problems faced by our oceans — and today the organization behind that acc

Internet of Elephants uses AR to get up close to endangered species, turns their migrations into a game

Wildlife conservation groups have made a lot of strides in raising awareness of animals whose populations or natural habitats are endangered, and what we can do to help. Now a startup out of Kenya is

Nature Conservancy gives forest management a digital makeover

Keeping a forest healthy often means deciding what to do tree by tree and acre by acre. That's easy enough with a square mile of it, but what about a thousand? The Nature Conservancy is working on too

Berkeley project tests tracking imperiled forests with 3D multispectral drone imaging

Droughts, climate change and deforestation are putting forests at risk worldwide, so studying these ecosystems closely is more important than ever — but it's a hell of a lot of work to climb every t

How 3D Tech Is Saving The Animal Kingdom

Not since the extinction of the dinosaurs has Earth lost so much life. This time, however, it can’t be attributed to asteroids, volcanic eruptions or an ice age. Humans are the perpetrators. Accordi

Simple Energy And San Diego Gas & Electric Team Up To Encourage Conservation Through Gaming

2011 Boulder TechStars graduate <a href="">Simple Energy</a> is teaming up with San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) to help the utility engage its customers in energy co

New Gadgets Drain Even More Power than Old Gadgets, Bears Defecate In Woods

The Energy Saving Trust, the UK’s answer to NAMBLA, published a report entitled “The Ampere Strikes Back” which states that modern gadgets are sucking down massive amounts of electri