conservation

8月 222017
 

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) invests in education and training to create the next generation of conservation leaders from the around the world. These leaders go on to have a powerful influence on the fate of the world’s most biodiverse and vulnerable places. While scores of leaders benefit from WWF’s support, [...]

Help us generate tomorrow’s conservationists was published on SAS Voices by Andrea Santy

5月 252017
 

Around the world, animals continue to be added to the endangered species list. Thankfully, there are organizations like WildTrack, a nonprofit organization using non-invasive techniques to monitor endangered species. With the help of SAS® technology, WildTrack can use its collection of data to preserve endangered species and improve conservation efforts. [...]

SAS and WildTrack protect endangered species, one footprint at a time was published on SAS Voices by Shannon Heath

9月 012016
 

Everyone who knows about monarch butterflies, likes monarch butterflies. This blog post focuses on their food source - milkweed. And to get you in the mood, here's an amazingly beautiful picture my friend Eniko made of a monarch: In recent years, I had heard reports of the dwindling number of […]

The post Are milkweed and monarchs making a comeback? appeared first on SAS Learning Post.

4月 222016
 

Earth Day focuses attention on big questions: What’s the future for Homo sapiens? How can we coexist sustainably with other species? To stem the loss of biodiversity and ensure continued provision of essential ecosystem services, world leaders adopted the 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets in 2010, to be fulfilled by 2020. […]

The post Spotting the elusive cheetah: An Earth Day story appeared first on JMP Blog.

3月 032016
 

In order to protect endangered species, it's essential to monitor them. Our mission at WildTrack is to develop and implement better techniques for monitoring endangered species. Specifically, we’re interested in non-invasive and cost-effective approaches to monitoring, and our footprint identification technique (FIT) is an example of such an approach. Since […]

The post An algorithm for otters appeared first on JMP Blog.

2月 172016
 

When the Toyota Prius first came out, the gas mileage claims astonished everyone. But now that almost every manufacturer offers their own hybrid, is the Prius mpg really all that great? Let's analyze the data ... But before we get to the analytics, let me tell you a little about […]

The post Which hybrid model gets the best gas mileage? appeared first on SAS Learning Post.

2月 092016
 

Did you know you could drive 74 million cars using the wasted natural gas that is flared from oil wells and refineries? Learn more details in this blog post! Flaring (burning) is commonly used to dispose of natural gas produced at oil and gas facilities that lack the infrastructure to capture it […]

The post Driving 74 million cars on wasted natural gas appeared first on SAS Learning Post.

10月 212015
 

Most of us live in a cosseted unreality, cocooned inside thermo-regulated cars and buildings. Our food and drink is on tap, and we experience little inconvenience beyond death and taxes. It’s easy to forget that life as we know it would come to an abrupt halt without the millions of […]

The post How we can use technology to preserve biodiversity appeared first on JMP Blog.

10月 152015
 

In today’s brave new technological world, most of us live cocooned in thermo-regulated cars and buildings. Our food and drink is on tap, and we experience little inconvenience beyond death and taxes. It’s easy to forget that life as we know it would come to an abrupt halt without the […]

Fighting extinction with high-tech tools was published on SAS Voices.