Seven ways AI and the digital disruption can help us navigate towards a nature positive future
26 May 2023 / WORDS BY Kirsty Galloway McLean
We have already seen how new digital technologies are making a difference in our transition to a nature positive future. They enable more effective data collection, automate time-consuming processes, enhance management decision-making, and support targeted monitoring for agreements and goals. This only reinforces the incredible potential of AI to better support biodiversity protection and buttress industry efforts towards meeting global conservation and sustainable development goals. We know “There is No Planet B” – but perhaps we’re improving our outlook for “Planet A(I)”.
The largest mangrove restoration project in the world enters phase two
22 April 2023 / WORDS BY John Ambler and Harriet Ampt
Delta Blue Carbon is an ambitious project that is restoring critical mangrove habitat, creating a large carbon market that is genuinely nature-positive, and offering the local community tangible benefits and a starring role in the restoration and stewardship of their environment.
Now in its seventh year, Delta Blue Carbon’s second phase (DBC-2) is commencing. In this phase, Pollination, Indus Delta Capital, and the Government of Sindh will nearly double the size of the project, to a total of about 6,000 square kilometers.
To prepare for this expansion, in collaboration with the project team, Pollination designed and co-led a series of workshops – known as social and biodiversity impact assessment workshops – with a cross-section of community members in the delta. Over the course of six days, these communities described challenges they face including a lack of roads, electricity, drinking water, food, livelihoods opportunities, education, and medical care.