This video, originally posted on dw.com, shows how NatureMetrics is using environmental DNA to track animals in Liberian forests to help better understand their intricate biodiversity and ensure further protection of these environments.
NatureMetrics has been listed in Sifted's Sustain 100: the European sustainability startups to watch in 2021. Sifted cherrypicked the 100 most innovative startups across climate tech, cleantech, GreenTech and beyond.
NatureMetrics will be joining Robert Downey Jr’s FootPrint Coalition team on their Fridays with Footprint webchat. Fridays with Footprint is a weekly conversation to get to know the world of FootPrint Coalition.
eDNA technology has been highlighted in the recent IUCN guidelines as a cost-effective way of gathering data while minimising the need for people on the ground. These guidelines were published to help companies evaluate their biodiversity performance and promote internal decision-making and external disclosure.
We are working with Anglo American to bring innovative biodiversity solutions to the extractives sector. Anglo American have implemented DNA based monitoring at their mine sites and recently wrote about their experience working with this new technology for the first time.