Dr David Gwynne-Evans - also known as ‘The Naked Botanist’ - has spent the last 15 years working on software that ordinary citizens can use to help identify and document plants and animals.
Dr Gwynne-Evans is the CEO of an NGO called Casabio, which is aimed at creating an internet database where photographs and information about South African biological species can be accessed.
He works on projects where technology can be used for conservation and educational purposes to make a difference in the world.
Listen to the full conversation on The Pippa Hudson Show:
For instance litter, what can we do about litter?— Dr David Gwynne-Evans, CEO of CASABIO
I want to use this software that I am developing to document litter to geo-target and to visually show what it looks like on the beach…— Dr David Gwynne-Evans, CEO of CASABIO
The software that’s coming up should be incredible. What it allows you to do in a nutshell is to take photographs of plants and animals then to upload them for identification— Dr David Gwynne-Evans, CEO of CASABIO