Planets saving robots? Robert Downey Jr.


Earlier this month, Robert Downey said he would use the new organization, the formation of the Florida Coalition, to use the "cleanse" technique on the planet. Coalition's website is still small, just for listening to news. While the idea of ​​creating a junior plan, the idea is distinguished for its construction: new tools can be developed and developed in the understanding of the natural world. I, one, welcome the new conservation technologists.

This moment requires. There is a growing sense that I first heard from the National Geographic Express Residence Enrique SalahThat the scientific works of wild and wildlife are written that the planet's sympathy is written. The United Nations recent report warned about 1,000,000 species of potential losses on biodiversity loss. Scientists strongly provide the documentation of the critical state of the natural world, but most of the accounting is inactive. We desperately need more technical companies, entrepreneurs and engineers to get the 21st century conservation ethics.

Fortunately, Danny Jr., of course, is not the first to offer technical solutions to our environmental woes. The efforts of current conservation technologies from Microsoft's major companies that have completed the main environmental officer have begun to declare 50 million dollars for the Earth's program like X Laboratories that create DNA barcodes in order to help combat illegal wildlife. The list of technologies varies depending on the planting power plants that are hoping to break the barrier of connectivity with cetaceans and dolphins. Great environmental NGOs such as national geographical and nature conservation technologies laboratories and start-up accelerators. This is a diverse, decentralized and growing effort.

Technology has a role, and it is more specific than activists such as Daniece can be realized. Robots and nanotechnologies alone can not overcome our environmental problems. If we have learned any lesson at this digital age, it is not that technology and technologists should be blindly credible. If anything, the problem of "solving" often creates more mess than what he wants to fix. The significance of the conservation ethics of the importance of engineers and technologies is much less than a silver bullet to find solutions and much more for infrastructure building and more people to take responsibility for their environmental impacts.

I learned this first hand through our work, which works on the Research Research Education Initiative – a nonprofit initiative that we launched last year, aimed at donating a hundred transmitter submarines for world conservation and education projects. Until now we have sent more than 200 people. To date, recipients include people in the protection of SEHORSE habitats in Portugal and groups in surveying the distant coral reefs of the Indian Ocean. Each project is unique and inspiring. Tools like Trident airplanes are the instigating catalyst for individual and community action. The sense of the agency is as important as technology.

The INaturalist app is another good example of technology that promotes positive environmental involvement. This is a free app mobile application that allows anyone to take photos of flora and fauna. The application promotes the factory identification by a millions certified by the algorithm of machine learning. Then the ID is confirmed or adjusted by any of the thousands of naturalists moving on the site. It's easy to use, but it will also help us to collect important data for conservation like the first photos of the Colombian Vesel.

Unlike global warming, which requires large-scale governmental cooperation, loss of biodiversity is often local and operates. We need more technologists who support the previous lines of effort, tools and broad approaches that are necessary to restore the world's ecological balance.

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