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WWF uses thermal infrared cameras to catch poachers

Poachers take advantage of cover of night to evade rangers.  WWF installed a thermal infrared camera that can sense poachers in darkness using their body heat. 206 more words


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The last three weeks have been quite busy for me. I went to Dublin four times in three weeks. 888 more words

Recent Developments with Source of Hope Foundation

In October 2011, Source of Hope Foundation announced a partnership between itself, Mercy Corps, and Google.org. The joint project led to the creation of the… 154 more words

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Google.org announces $250,000 in grants for the Flint, Michigan water crisis

Google’s charitable arm is today announcing several grants and donations aimed at helping the residents of Flint, Michigan respond to their ongoing water crisis. With a total amount of $250,000, the funds will be used to pay several local researchers and address health concerns connected with drinking the poisoned water. 305 more words


Google offers $20M funding to 29 non-profits developing tech to help disabled people

Google’s philanthropic arm, Google.org, has announced $20M in funding spread across 30 non-profits that are developing technology to assist disabled people. The projects range from 3D-printed prosthetic limbs through smartglasses for the blind to a low-cost way to convert standard wheelchairs into powered ones. 221 more words

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$1 million grant from Google.org

Miraclefeet has been granted $1 million to further its technology platform, including the brace, an SMS system providing tailored medical messages to parents (amazing), patient data, brace sensors to monitor brace compliance, and other resources. 32 more words