Final Event

The EO4wildlife Project, funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, started three years ago with the primary objective of allowing management authorities, biologists and ecologists to easily access and process earth observation data.

EO4wildlife Newsletter issue-5 July’18

The fifth EO4wildlife Newsletter is now available. The Newsletter includes the announcement of the project final event. The event will provide insight into the EO4wildlife results on Friday 23rd of November 2018. Toulouse has been chosen as place to host this event and present the EO4wildlife platform.

This issue also includes an article about the third Advisory Board meeting that took place in Paris. During 2018 the project has also been promoted in relevant events worldwide (Japan, France, Malaysia and USA). A summary of these events has been included in this newsletter.

Earth Day: How big data and analytics can help protect the planet for future generations

Sir David Attenborough, the internationally renowned naturalist and broadcaster once said: “An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfilment.” His most recent series, Blue Planet 2 and Planet Earth 2, have highlighted the stark reality that our planet, this giver of joy, is in more danger than ever before. From plastics poisoning marine life to destroying our birds’ natural habitats with over-foresting - the natural world around us might never recover unless industries, governments and individuals are willing to act.