Using technology to combat environmental crime

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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.
Geraud de Ville
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Géraud holds a PhD in international development from the Open University (2016), with a focus on the critical impact of technology on individuals and communities. He uses his interest in social technology, design and storytelling to support community participation and empowerment. He has worked in public policy and strategy for a local government and currently leads the development of a new model for supporting civil society in East London whilst working on his own mobile app. He has presented his work at several international conferences and workshops, in Europe and in America.