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Apps for the Planet

April 21, 2017 | 1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

From Paris to Panama, cell phones are ubiquitous.  Now they are being turned to good conservation use, providing valuable data on everything from trash to wildlife, and making it easy to become a citizen scientist.

Speakers

John Kress

John Kress

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Steve Box

Steve Box

Tracking artisanal fishing, Rare

Marshall Iliff

Marshall Iliff

eBird, Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Jenna Jambeck

Jenna Jambeck

Creator of Marine Debris Tracker; College of Engineering at the University of Georgia (UGA)

Jeff Kirschner

Jeff Kirschner

Founder of Litterati; TED resident

Bill McShea

Bill McShea

eMammal, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute