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AudioMoth in the News
Science - Ecology in the age of automation
AAAS Science article about how biodiversity sampling is being driven by small, low-power computing devices; advances in wireless communications; and an explosion in automated data-recognition algorithms in the field of machine learning.
BBC iPlayer - Highlands Rewilding
BBC Countryfile episode showing AudioMoth being used to as part of the Natural Capital Laboratory in Scotland.
The Economist - All kinds of new technology are being used to monitor the natural world
Article on how new technology, such as AudioMoth, are being used to help monitoring and protect biodiversity.
Wall Street Journal - Better data, cheaper tech promise to unlock nature's secrets
Article by Jackie Snow on how conservationists hope newly launched open-source tools will lend more insight into endangered species and the effects of climate change.
Journal of Open HW - Open hardware provides a better chance for scientific reproducibility
Article by Andrew Hill and Alasdair Davies on how open hardware provides a better chance for reuse, data reproducibility and access.
BBC iPlayer - Inside the Bat Cave
BBC documentary showing AudioMoth being used to discover the secret world of one of the most endangered and least understood animals on earth – bats.
The Guardian - New sensor offers a window into the secret lives of Britain's rarest bats
Article by Phoebe Weston on how AudioMoth was used to identify 1.7 million bat calls.
BBC - Endangered bats: The manicure helping to save a species
Article by Helen Briggs with picture showing AudioMoth
WightLink - Wightlink helps to plot the journey of one of the Isle of Wight’s most special seasonal visitors
Wight Link press release by Karen Woods where Adrain Bicker describes using AudioMoth to monitor bat migration
Hackerfarm - Tech 4 Good : AudioMoth
Article in the Tech 4 Good series where Hackerfarm reviews and discusses technology designed for humanitarian, development, or environmental applications
Silicon Labs - Open Acoustic Devices takes low power to new heights for wildlife conservation
Blog by Lance Looper describing how the Silicon Labs processor lowers the power for acoustic monitoring
Chinadialogue - Five technologies to save wildlife from traffickers
Article by Catherine Early introducing technology built in collaborations between conservationists and tech developers.
RSEC blog - Optimization of sensor deployment for acoustic detection and localization in terrestrial environments
Article and video introducing our recent paper on sensor optimisation
Medium Article - Acoustic monitoring made affordable with AudioMoth
Article by Holly Baines discussing how AudioMoth is manufactured and supported at a low cost
Sparkfun Blog - Scaling Open-Source Conservation Technology
Article by Megan Arnold describing how AudioMoth has been scaled to enable global conservation projects
Mongabay Latam Article - Acoustic monitoring: a new system to fight against hunting and illegal logging
Article by Yvette Sierra Praeli describing how acoustic monitoring can be used to prevent poaching
Mongabay Article - ‘AudioMoth’ device aims to deliver low-cost, power-efficient monitoring of remote landscapes
Article by Mike Gaworecki describing the Methods in Ecology and Evolution publication
WWF Conservation Technology - Acoustic Monitoring for Conservation and Ecological research
PDF report by WWF describing the guidelines of using acoustic monitoring, featuring a case study using AudioMoth
BES Press Release - Listening in: Acoustic monitoring devices detect illegal hunting and logging
Press release by Sabrina Weiss describing Evelyn Piña Covarrubia's presentation at the ‘Ecology Across Borders’ conference in Ghent
Oxford Sparks Podcast - Where have all the cicadas gone?
Podcast asking Prof Alex Rogers, Peter Prince and Andrew Hill: Where have all the cicadas gone?
New Scientist Article - Hanging on: In search of the bat that returned from the dead
Article by Ollie Wearn using AudioMoth to monitor the Cuban greater funnel-eared bat
Medium Article - Listening to the mountain: Using audio recorders to monitor forest birds in Kenya
Article by Ciira Maina using early prototypes of AudioMoth to monitor the forest birds in Kenya
New Scientist Article - Drones listen in on bats to reveal their in-flight secrets
Article by Chris Baraniuk using AudioMoth to monitor bats by drone
Journal of Animal Ecology Press - New technologies for listening to bats
Article by Simon Hoggart using AudioMoth to monitor bats in Madeira
BBC - The search for Britain's only native species of cicada
Article by Chris Baraniuk introducing an early version of AudioMoth to monitor the New Forest cicada