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Innovation and enhancing the business case for biodiversity

By |2nd August 2022|

Nature is now embedded at the heart of the climate agenda, with natural ecosystems considered a crucial aspect of both climate mitigation and adaptation, and at COP15 on Biodiversity (due to take place later this year) new global targets will be agreed, which are likely to include requirements for businesses to disclose and reduce their negative impacts on biodiversity, moving towards nature positive practices.

DNA-based biodiversity monitoring company NatureMetrics announces $15M in new funding to bring nature data to the boardroom

By |26th May 2022|

DNA-based biodiversity monitoring company NatureMetrics today announced that it has raised $15m in new funding. The investment is led by urban sustainability-focused VC fund 2150 with participation from Ananda Impact Ventures, SWEN Capital Partners’ Blue Ocean and BNP Paribas Solar Impulse Venture Fund, and follow-on from Systemiq Capital.

An eDNA Breakaway in Marseille

By |19th May 2022|

What happens when you invite the NatureMetrics team to meet with the world's conservationist community in Marseille, France for the annual IUCN World Conservation Congress? A field trip, of course, along the beautiful Calanques coastline- a series of rocky cliffs and bays found along the jagged coast between the city of Marseille and the town of Cassis.

NatureMetrics relocates to Surrey Research Park after securing £6.5m investment to scale-up

By |18th May 2021|

NatureMetrics is delighted to announce a £6.5m investment and a relocation to Surrey Research Park to expand our growing business delivering biodiversity data to businesses, NGOs and governments using DNA. This growth will expand our product range, as we make use of the facilities in Surrey Research Park to refine and develop our technology.

eDNA – a route to a safer biodiversity survey

By |28th April 2021|

When it comes to biodiversity surveys and routine Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) monitoring, mines often invest a significant amount of money in order to reduce risk. eDNA is a cutting-edge tool that can help mitigate risk during these critical biodiversity surveys, routine environmental monitoring and over asset life cycle from scoping to closure.

Turning nature into data with NatureMetrics

By |7th April 2021|

Strengthening our understanding of UK biodiversity is a priority for effective management, yet we have an urgent need for better data. NatureMetrics scientists have developed scalable DNA based monitoring technologies that complement our existing biodiversity dataflows, giving rise to a new data layer for biodiversity generated using DNA species leave behind in their environment.

NatureMetrics: how we will make the next five years count for nature

By |25th March 2021|

Five years ago, NatureMetrics was a small team of people with a passion for DNA and its potential to change the way we manage biodiversity. We started off using eDNA to detect the protected Great Crested Newt for our clients. Today, we are over 40 people working with clients all over the world and have monitored tens of thousands of species across four continents.

Building back better: COVID, Nature and Sustainable Innovation

By |12th February 2021|

The year 2020 had been dubbed the super year for nature - critical global agreements on Sustainable Development Goals, biodiversity and the UN climate COP all hotly anticipated. But 2020 was instead famous only for COVID-19. From adversity, the green shoots of change are emerging in ways we could never have imagined at the turn of the decade.

DNA Metabarcoding of Invertebrates to Evaluate Outcomes of Ecological Restoration

By |21st December 2018|

DNA metabarcoding enables the identification of invertebrate communities at unprecedented scales, effectively overcoming the bottleneck of morphological identification. This unlocks the data potential of highly diverse and responsive groups such as arthropods, which can act as super-indicators of ecological status, facilitating adaptive management during the course of habitat restoration activities in virtually any ecosystem.

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