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Migrating birds turn Finns into citizen scientists

Thousands of citizens in Finland have responded to a call to report their observations of migrating birds. So far, approximately 3.7 million recordings were submitted.

Space tech assists environmental efforts in the Arab region

Simulations of sand dune movements is just one of many examples of how space technology can help the region to protect its environment.

Sub-sea cables are the new science instruments

Using sub-sea cables as scientific instruments for collecting environmental and other data is an interesting new trend

Optical cable is laid in the bed of the Amazon River

A new project sees 705 km of optical cable laid in the bed of the Amazon River, passing through five cities that together have a population of 1 million inhabitants.

Scientific collaboration for Africa and Latin America

Regional research and education networks in Africa and Latin America join forces to address United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and other common challenges.

Safe Harbour for Migrating Fish and Cleaner Sustainable Energy

Tracking the migratory patterns of fish required connecting a vast number of sensors and cameras and the capacity to flawlessly transfer terabytes of recorded images and signals.

The Armenian Data Cube: a successful collaboration for environmental sustainability

Game-changing technology for remote sensing Earth Observation and national-level data visualisation to measure productivity of pasture land, the presence of pollutants, and the impacts of natural phenomena such as erosion or droughts.

Greenland joins the global eduroam service

Both domestic researchers and the numerous visiting scientists will benefit from the availability of the global secure mobility service eduroam at The Greenland Institute of Natural Resources.

Protecting the planet and its natural biodiversity

Brazil is a veritable treasure chest for research and development in biodiversity, climate, natural sciences and the environment. The nature of this type of research is driven by collaboration and high bandwidth network technologies.

Supporting more responsible stewardship of marine ecosystems

OTN research has yielded important insights into the often-mysterious migrations of endangered marine animals like leatherback turtles, basking sharks, American eels, and Bluefin tuna, and have generated critical knowledge towards conservation recommendations.

Helping to bring vital software back on line in aftermath of Hurricane Michael

When Hurricane Michael came ashore at Mexico Beach, Florida on October 10, 2018, it knocked the Traffic and Criminal Software, a vital piece of law enforcement software, offline.

Citizen science: collaboration for water quality

Harnessing the power of citizen science gives scientists the opportunity to gather more data than they ever could alone.