Science, technology, and policy for better conservation outcomes
Leading and collaborating on cutting-edge, peer-review science
Creating apps and maps backed by tech like AI and computer vision
Developing next-generation conservation policy
We lead and collaborate on original research into the realities of how conservation laws and policies are implemented.
We develop and deploy new technologies to collect and communicate actionable conservation data.
We think creatively about how science, technology, and policy are developed together and advocate for tightly integrated solutions.
Check out our new technologies for automated detection of habitat changes!
Learn how the Endangered Species Act (ESA) works in our new series hosted by Meg Evansen, our Conservation Science & Policy Analyst!
In the Center for Conservation Innovation at Defenders of Wildlife , we carry out and publish research, write brief analyses on conservation topics, develop web applications, and produce geospatial analyses and maps.