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.
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Tracking artisanal fishing, Rare
eBird, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Creator of Marine Debris Tracker; College of Engineering at the University of Georgia (UGA)
Founder of Litterati; TED resident
eMammal, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute