In the Center for Conservation Innovation at Defenders of Wildlife, we work at the intersection of science, technology, and policy to find creative, practical solutions for better conservation.

Science

We lead and collaborate on original research into the realities of how conservation laws and policies are implemented.

Technology

We develop and deploy new technologies to collect and communicate actionable conservation data.

Policy

We think creatively about how science, technology, and policy are developed together and advocate for tightly integrated solutions.

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Events

Convening Conservation

WRI’s ‘Data into Action’ strategy combines open data platforms, information and communication technologies, …

The Partnership for Action in Conservation Technology (PACT) is a day-long workshop for leaders in conservation and technology to …

As we move out of the information age and into the attention age, conservation organizations need new tools to tell their story, stand …

Blog Posts

Despite their importance, human activities at both the global and local scale pose an existential threat to the world’s coral …

At the Center for Conservation Innovation at Defenders, we are developing a platform to help address the lack of consistency in what …

For Defenders, people’s values are front and center to our work mitigating human-wildlife conflict. Last week, our own Senior …