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Hacking Extinction: Technology Competition Seeks Conservation Prototypes

Conservation X Labs (CXL) is a Washington D.C.-based organization bringing together innovation and entrepreneurship to affect change in levels of efficiency, cost, speed, scale and sustainability of conservation efforts to end human-induced animal extinction. In an open competition, CXL is seeking hardware and software submissions, as well as any solution idea that is enabled by technology and helps achieve a

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CNR Concept Challenge Finalists

The finalists of the CNR Concept Challenge–a historic call for innovative ideas to support the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps of the future–were announced at the Naval Future Force Science and Technology Expo in Washington, D.C. The finalists include  Benjamin Conley, for enhancements to existing thermal-imaging capabilities; Joe Kennedy, for a prototype system that assesses various sources of position, navigating and timing

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Floating Island Concept Tested

MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) has tested an innovative concept for a floating mega island. The island comprises 87 large floating triangles that are connected to one another. Together they form a flexible floating island that can be as large as 1 to 5 km in cross-section. Floating mega islands offer future-proof living and working space at sea for: developing,

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