Conservation X Labs in the news


BBC World Service (live) Newsday (World’s largest breakfast show).  (Feb. 11, 2018).  Live interview on the future of conservation. 

Virginia Gewin.  2018.  “A Handheld DNA Scanner Could Crack Down on Wildlife Identity Theft”, The Atlantic.  (Feb. 9, 2018).  Available at:

Virginia Gewin. 2018. "Tech Support for an Ailing Planet," bioGraphic. (Jan. 30, 2018). Available at:


The Business of Giving (Denver Frederick).  New York AM 970. (Dec. 11, 2017). Live interview.

Starre Vartan.  2017.  "Why we should use the tech startup model to solve environmental problems,”  Mother Earth Network. (Oct. 2, 2017). Available at

Eillie Anilott.  2017.  “Bold Conservation Ideas go from Concept to Reality on this new collaboration platform,” Fast Company. (Sept. 20. 2017). Available at:

Elizabeth Pennisi. 2017.  "Earth Optimism Summit will provide contrast to marchers’ angst,” Science.  (April 21, 2017). Available at:

Inspiring Social Entrepreneurs (Podcast).  2017.  Interview with Alex Dehgan. Ep. 71. (Feb 17, 2017). Available at


Julia John, "Invasive innovations: Summit fosters technological solutions to invasive species challenge," (Dec. 19, 2016). Available at

Julia John, "Experts hack away at portable DNA barcode scanner to fight timber and wildlife trafficking," (Sept. 12, 2016). Available at 

Taylor Robb-McCord, "Solving Global Grand Challenges, One MOOC at a Time," (Aug. 2, 2016).  Available at

Shreya Dasgupta.  2016. New ‘Blue Economy Challenge’ wants your solutions to transform the aquaculture industry.  (March 4, 2016 ).  Available at

Jennie Specter.  2016.  “Harnessing Innovation for Conservation:  Interview with Alex Dehgan”  Solutions Journal (March/April 16-19, 2016).  Available at:

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