More tickets available for Biodiversity Hack at the Natural History Museum

We’ve had an overwhelming response to our Biodiversity Hack and lots of you have contacted us since the event sold out last week. We’re pleased to announce that we have been able to expand our capacity and an additional 10 tickets are now available on KweekWeek. We hope to see you there!

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Biodiversity Hack at The Natural History Museum

Biodiversity indicators and models are a powerful way to monitor and understand human impacts on wildlife, and there are numerous different biodiversity indices that attempt to track populations over time, and project into the future. One thing the models have in common is that they can only produce meaningful results if they are provided with […]

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Python Hack at UCL Tackles Living Planet Index

Recently, Dr. Robin Freeman (Institute of Zoology, founder of the Conservation Hackathon) worked with Rachel Lane (UCL, Institute of Zoology) and the UCL department of Computer Sciences, to provide Living Planet Index (LPI) data for a Python hackathon, as part of a Python teaching week at UCL. The data was offered as one of many […]

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Book Your Place to Hack the Redlist

You can now book your place at our Hack the Redlist Hackathon on November 15th 2014 by clicking here

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Hack the IUCN Redlist

Monitoring the conservation status of species and classifying threats and pressures on their populations is important to highlight conservation priorities, design meaningful conservation strategies and communicate the need for conservation interventions to politicians. This year is the 50th Anniversary of the IUCN Red List, the benchmark for conservation classification. The Red List includes conservation assessments […]

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Welcome to our new Website!

It’s been a long time coming but the official Conservation Hackathon website is finally here! We’re busy planning lots of events for the next few months, and we’ll be announcing them here, so keep checking back! You can also follow our updates at our new twitter account @conshack.

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Announcing Our First Ever Conservation Hackathon

Great news! We have set the date for our first ever conservation hackathon! We will be holding our first event on the 4th April 2014. We will be looking for new ways to visualise global biodiversity, extract biodiversity data from social media and construct live biodiversity monitoring indices. Have a look at a list of […]

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