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Conservation Groups

Our reduced costs for conservation groups put powerful data in the hands of those that care most for biodiversity.

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Easily map large-scale biodiversity

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Evaluate conservation success

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Fill biodiversity knowledge gaps

What if we could rapidly describe biodiversity at the landscape level, using accessible tools to address the complex challenges of nature conservation and ecosystem restoration? What if we could identify the organisms that live in a landscape without ever seeing them?

We need robust data now more than ever – eDNA provides the biodiversity solutions that conservationists across the world are seeking for comprehensive, landscape-scale mapping of biodiversity.

NatureMetrics puts simple tools in the hands of conservationists, park rangers and local communities to monitor everything from flagship species to lesser-known critters that elude traditional surveys. This enables multiple conservation priorities to be addressed in a single field survey effort and helps to direct resources to the places where they’ll have greatest impact

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Include DNA-based biodiversity monitoring in your ecological survey design with NatureMetrics

DNA-based monitoring with NatureMetrics

NatureMetrics makes eDNA surveys easy. Our end-to-end service includes easy-to-use sampling kits, training and logistics support, laboratory analysis and data processing. You’ll receive a professional report and support with interpretation and data analysis where required.

Our expert team can also help you design an eDNA sampling campaign to suit your project’s goals and budget – get in touch to find out more.

Make the most of your field time and generate the evidence base to drive effective action and improved conservation outcomes.

Samples you can send to our labs for analysis include:

eDNA from Water
Species from faeces
DNA from soils and sediments
Invertebrates
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Citizen Science

Our aquatic eDNA surveys unlock a wealth of data on aquatic and terrestrial biodiversity across a wide variety of ecosystems. We run a Great Crested Newt eDNA detection service in addition to a wide range of other options that span across the tree of life.

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Diet assessment and species identification from faecal samples provide insights into ecosystems and foodwebs.

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Soil and sediment analyses let us profile the small organisms and microbes that are vital for maintaining healthy, functioning ecosystems.

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We take the pain out of taxonomic identification of insects and other invertebrates by letting the DNA sequencer do the work. Invertebrates are abundant and diverse, making them excellent indicators of ecological change.

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Our citizen science kits let anyone find out about the biodiversity that matters to them. Our sampling kits are simple to use and enable community participation in biodiversity conservation.

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We are collaborating with local and international NGOs, communities, citizen scientists, businesses, academic researchers, and other stakeholders globally to provide them with the tools they need to assess biodiversity and evaluate the outcomes of conservation efforts.

Why NatureMetrics?

Ease of use – Our kits are tried and tested by diverse groups across the world.

Collect and submit field data on-the-go with the NatureMetrics FieldMate App.

Our in-house logistics team help get your samples to the lab in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.

Our highly specialised team includes world-leading eDNA experts.

Compliant with all standards and best practice guidance for eDNA.

We take the time to troubleshoot difficult DNA samples to ensure you get the best possible results.

Specialist eDNA facilities with robust quality control procedures at every stage of the process.

With NatureMetrics’ innovative aquatic eDNA service, we at WWF Peru were able to fully achieve our survey goal of detecting the spatial distributions of six culturally and commercially important aquatic species along the Marañon river, and we exceeded our goal by also detecting hundreds of additional vertebrate species, which we can now start to take into account in designing a sensitive index of basin-ecosystem health. Without eDNA and NatureMetrics, we would have been relegated to visual surveys for just river dolphins, itself requiring more field time than the eDNA survey, and to opportunistic interviews for the other five target species, which are less reliable, auditable, and systematic. The hundreds of other species detections would not have been possible at all.

Brenda Toledo, Coordinator of Amazonian Healthy Waters Programme, WWF Peru
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We offer a wide range of biodiversity solutions for:

Marine
Infrastructure
Renewable Energy
Renewable energy
Marine
Marine
Extractives
Extractives
Water / Utitlities
Water / Utilitites
Research
Research

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