Instant Wild

Launched in November 2011 by the Zoological Society of London, Instant Wild is a unique citizen science-based conservation initiative that utilises GSM and satellite connectivity to transmit live photographs of wildlife from motion sensitive cameras across the globe to members of the public for instant identification via web & smart phone applications.

Instant Wild’s aim is to enable non-technical citizens to remotely observe and monitor trends in wildlife populations, thus helping to identify the presence of critically endangered species and helping the Zoological Society of London and its partners prioritise conservation actions.

To date, Instant Wild has over 100,000 users who collectively have amassed over 1,000,000 unique identifications of species.


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About Vincent Miller

Vincent Miller has been playing an important role in the technology community for quite a long time already. He is one of the most active and visible members of this community. He is an academic with a strong online presence. He articles are debated over by the community as he raises many important questions in his work.

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