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How big data and analytics can help protect the planet for future generations


Posted on: June 1, 2018 by Jose Lorenzo

Sir David Attenborough, the internationally renowned naturalist and broadcaster once said: “An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfilment.” His most recent series, Blue Planet 2 and Planet Earth 2, have highlighted the stark reality that our planet, this giver of joy, is in more danger than ever before. From plastics poisoning marine life to destroying our birds’ natural habitats with over-foresting - the natural world around us might never recover unless industries, governments and individuals are willing to act.

Atos is proud to be part of EO4wildlife, a consortium of technology partners, conservation groups and scientists who are sharing their multidisciplinary expertise to create a platform for managing vast amounts of Earth Observation data.

Using the power of Atos Codex, big data and analytics can transform raw data sets and marry them with near-real-time data from satellites to better understand bird and marine life’s breeding and feeding patterns. For example, consortium member CLS, a subsidiary of CNES, tracks over 8,000 different animals a month – from humpback whales to seals and gulls. Atos can take this data and transform it into valuable information, such as spotting areas of biodiversity and detecting threats. Conservation groups are using this information to influence policy makers and better protect our planet.

By coming together and sharing our expertise, technology companies and organisations of different disciplines can come together to create innovative solutions and drive long lasting change.

To find out more, please visit the EO4wildlife website or watch the video below:

This week we have published our 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report. Part of this is delivering sustainable technology services within our own organization and to our partners. We're proud of what we have achieved.

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About Jose Lorenzo
Market Manager for Environment and Manufacturing, Atos Research & Innovation
José Lorenzo is currently responsible for Environment and Manufacturing topics in Atos Research & Innovation (ARI) in Atos Spain. He has a Telecommunication Engineer Degree. Jose joined the Atos group via Sema Group sae, in April 2001 as a Consultant. Since then, he has been involved in the technical development, management and coordination of EU funded projects, like EO4wildlife, for which he is the Project Coordinator and the main interface to the European Commission.

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