Digital tools offer a ray of hope for conservationists in an era when the need for more data to better understand the natural world is ever increasing. From combating rhino poaching in Africa to tracking polar bears in the Arctic the remit for using digital tools in conservation is vast.
Bibliographical noteThe activities of the authors are supported by the award made by the RCUK Digital Economy programme to the dot.rural Digital Economy Hub; award reference: EP/G066051/1.
Rene van der Wal receives funding from Research Councils UK.
Annie Robinson and Koen Arts do not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and have disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment.
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