App protects whales by alerting ship navigators of their proximity in real time

App protects whales by alerting ship navigators of their proximity in real time

going-green-snapshot-cover
Enjoy this article? You may also be interested in our Going green Innovation Snapshot >>
ga('send', 'event', 'Eco & Sustainability', 'article', 'article-industry-impression', {nonInteraction: true});ga('send', 'event', 'Smart Cities', 'article', 'article-industry-impression', {nonInteraction: true});

When wild animals accidentally step into human territory – and vice versa – the result can often be detrimental for the animal. Just as the DeerDeter strobe system has aimed to reduce the number of deers hit by cars if they stray into the road, a new app called WhaleALERT notifies shipping operators if the endangered species is nearby, allowing them to change their route or reduce their speed to avoid bothering or injuring them.

going-green-snapshot-cover
Enjoy this article? You may also be interested in our Going green Innovation Snapshot >>

Add to my folders:

Select any pre-existing folders to add the current post to. Posts will be added to a 'default' folder if nothing is selected.

Create a new folder (Optional)

Separate with commas to add multiple folders. The current post is automatically added to any new folders you create (e.g. my new folder, my second folder).

Add

Remove from my folders

Below is a list of folders where the current post appears in. Select the folder you wish to remove it from.

Update