Technological advances in recent years have made it possible for regulatory bodies, non-governmental organisations, and citizens to employ more technologies in the monitoring and enforcement of environmental law. This video features three interviews – including one from Dr Andrea Berardi – about the innovative ways that drones, satellites and a smartphone app are helping to engage and empower organisations and citizens in the fight against environmental crime.
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Géraud’s expertise lies in the use of communication to draw bridges between differing worlds, e.g. between research and policy, in order to facilitate cooperative and multi-disciplinary work and generate creative solutions. Enrolled at the Open University since 2012, he is currently completing his PhD thesis, investigating how information and communication technologies (ICT) interventions affect the well-being of indigenous communities in the North Rupununi, Guyana.