5 Ways Tech Will Save the Environment

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11/14/2016 5 Ways Tech Will Save the Environment 1/15 Ads by Google Scientists say humans have triggered the “sixth great extinction.” The ongoing Holocene extinction, as it is called, is happening even faster than previous mass extinctions, which doesn’t bode well for the planet. According to Dr. Gerardo Ceballos , “We were very surprised to see how bad it is. This is very depressing because we used the most conservative rates, and even then they are much higher than the normal extinction rate, really indicating we are having a massive loss of the species.” A recently published report shows that the extinction rate of animal species is a lot higher than previously anticipated, with scientists saying animals are being wiped out nearly 100 times faster than they should be and that the rate is similar to when the dinosaurs disappeared 65 million years ago. Facebook Twitter Pinterest Stumbleupon Email Stanford researcher warns sixth mass extinction is here 5 Ways Tech Will Save the Environment By Shay Meinecke / August 14, 2015 14-08-2015 / 5 minutes FUTURE TECH Shay Meinecke 60 articles Social media, smart home, and tech writer for MUO Advertisement
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11/14/2016 5 Ways Tech Will Save the Environment 2/15 Fortunately, scientists also noted that intensive conservation can help to prevent the loss of many species. And, scientists and engineers are helping to make this possible with technology that can protect animals and the planet something that even kids can take part in . Today, we’re going to take a look at some of the technologies being used to save the environment. 10 Environmental Games That Teach Kids About Earth, Ecology & Conservation READ MORE Protecting the Rhinoceros – By Turning Them Into Cyborgs The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Operation Wild show looks at the use of pioneering, high-tech medicine to try and save animals’ lives. In one such episode, they showed an alternative method for protecting rhinos from poachers. The poachers attack the rhinos for their horns, which are made of keratin – the same material as our fingernails. The horns are then sold on the black market for their purported medicinal eⲎ?ects. They’re so highly prized that they’re worth more than gold on a pound-for-pound basis. Ads by Google The vets and scientists involved in the anti-poaching operation captured a rhino, and injected its horn with red dye – a dye that it is also used in bank notes (which shows up under airport scanners) and is poisonous for humans to ingest. Degree in Bioscience - 2017 Intake Visit our Open Day to 埑?nd out about our programmes, fee waivers & scholarships.
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