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Empower wildlife conservation with technology

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$107 of $15,000 goal

Given by 6 generous donors in around 3 months


Help us establish a charity to combat species extinction with new technologies

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  Bay of Plenty

We would like to establish a New Zealand charity to educate people about new technologies and support their use to enhance wildlife conservation.

New technologies, like artificial intelligence, are mostly researched and used by profit-driven organisations. However, these technologies has the potential to be used for environmental good. For example, artificial intelligence can facilitate the conservation of species worldwide by enabling wildlife managers to collect and analyse vast amounts of detailed environmental data.

The technologies (e.g. machine learning, drones and remote sensing) are available but they are not being widely used. The lack of knowledge and insufficient resources are limiting the current application of these technologies to protect native biodiversity. At, we want to raise awareness, support and use the latest technology in current conservation practices.

To achieve our vision, we need your help to raise our first $15,000. This funding will enable us to:

- rent a spot at a co-working space,

- create marketing materials (signage, branding, banners, and business cards),

- contract a website developer,

- purchase office equipment,

- cover IT maintenance costs for a year (hosting website, domain and cloud services), and

- cover transportation costs to run free educational activities.

Support the use of new technologies to reduce the current extinction rate of species worldwide.

About us educates people about artificial intelligence and supports its use to help protect native biodiversity

Use of funds

Rent a spot at a co-working space for a year

Purchase office equipment

Create marketing materials

Contract a website developer

Cover IT maintenance for a year

Cover transportation costs to run free educational activities

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  • Guest Donor

    Guest Donor on 22 Mar 2020


    Best of luck and thank you for the initiative :)


  • María

    María on 17 Feb 2020


    A very interesting project. Good luck!


  • Tapuwa

    Tapuwa on 10 Feb 2020


    Best wishes amigos


  • Martha

    Martha on 09 Feb 2020


    I hope your cause is successful!


  • Alfio

    Alfio on 08 Feb 2020


    Good luck!


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This page was created on 31 Jan 2020 and closed on 30 Apr 2020.
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Given by 6 generous donors in around 3 months

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