There was an extraordinary sight in Bangalore earlier this month; a leopard roaming the grounds of a school. The eight year old male injured six people whilst they tried to capture and restrain it. The big cat was eventually sedated and moved to a nearby national park. Wildlife officials believe it may have wandered into… Continue reading Human-wildlife conflict: A pressing issue
This is a little update on our successful dugong app project. Last year we launched an app, in partnership with Kii and C3, that allowed local fishermen in the Philippines to monitor the dugong population. The app enabled them to photograph any dugongs spotted, the location of which was logged and sent to a database.… Continue reading Dugong app taking off!
Yesterday another sperm whale live-stranded on England’s east coast, bringing the total number to 29 across Europe in recent weeks. This whale, another bull, is likely to have belonged to the same pod as the other five whales that washed up on British shores a few days ago. Male sperm whales form ‘bachelor pods’ and… Continue reading Why do whales strand?
It’s been a busy week here at SEN with lots of exciting developments beginning to emerge. As for me, it has made for an extremely interesting and enjoyable first week. I’m also really lucky to be working alongside the most dedicated and enthusiastic people, and feel fortunate that I am able to contribute to such important… Continue reading Hedgehogs, crime-fighting and a very special Dress
Hello! My name is Alex and I’ve just started at SEN as Community Manager. I’ll be updating this blog with SEN news, our project details, meet-up and hackathon events and conservation and technology news. Hopefully it will also provide an insight into the life of a start-up in the conservation field. I personally feel very… Continue reading Welcome
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