Lucas Joppa

Yesterday, Microsoft and National Geographic Society announced a new, joint grant program that will equip explorers working on the most challenging environmental issues of the 21st century with the most advanced technologies available today. “AI for Earth Innovation” grants will fund new solutions that leverage AI and cloud technologies to monitor, model and manage Earth’s...

A paper published today by a trio of American and British researchers in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B reveals that as many as a third of all flowering plants could be threatened with extinction. A great many of them could disappear before they are discovered and studied by scientists. The lead author...