A Problem of Planetary Proportions
The planet is in the middle of a period of extraordinary change: a sixth mass extinction, the first in earth’s history driven by the actions of a single species. Conservation is not succeeding fast enough. Extinction and habitat destruction are increasing exponentially, while our solutions increase incrementally. By focusing on drivers—not symptoms—of extinction, we can eliminate threats to species and dramatically improve the protection and health of ecosystems.
A Solution Powered by Innovation & Technology
Technological advances have accelerated rapidly, leading to exponential increases in processing power, memory capacity, number and quality of sensors, pixel capacity, global connectivity, energy generation and storage, machine learning, and rapid prototyping and manufacturing. This unprecedented series of technological, financial, and social forces present a unique opportunity to transform conservation globally for exponential success.
By harnessing the democratization of science and technology, open innovation, and accelerating connectivity through mobile platforms, we can allow conservation to operate at the pace and on the scale necessary to keep up with (and even get ahead of) the planet’s most intractable environmental challenges.
We can apply unparalleled innovation capacity and harness technological advances to:
Conservation X Labs applies technology, entrepreneurship, and open innovation to source, develop, and scale critical solutions to the underlying drivers of human-induced extinction, whether in conservation or other fields.
Conservation X Labs believes this technology- and innovation-focused, market- and scale-driven, and interdisciplinary approach to conservation – one that addresses the direct drivers of extinction rather than its symptoms, and one that takes a revolutionary over evolutionary approach – is the future of conservation, what we call Conservation 3.0.