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Fighting dynamite fishing with AI
Blast fishing was a serious but unquantified problem in Tanzania. I helped WWF set up a system to monitor this practice using AI to automatically detect blasts in thousands of hours of underwater recordings. With this new data, WWF was able to raise awarness and eventually support communities to fight blast fishing.
Skills: Matlab Neural networks Artificial Intelligence R Data visualisation Data science Report writing
Estimating the value of Whale Shark tourism
I led a team of researchers and conservation practitioners to determine the economic benefit of whale shark tourism to the Maldivian economy. The results were published as a scientific paper in 2014 and became central to creating a management plan for the conservation area.
Skills: R Bootstraping Generalised Linear Models Machine learning Report writing Data analysis Data visualisation Data wrangling