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Organic Watershed Management, a hApps ecosystem

Indicator Species and AI.
Now this might be how we educate, value and protect our biodiversity in the world’s watersheds.
Pick Canaries for Coal Mines.
Lichen, benthic invertebrates, frogs and birds can be how we certify and market organic food.
If any Software architect or coders up for a project like this, please contact me.
Links to inspire below.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/wildlife/11799398/Shazam-for-birds-new-app-Warblr-can-identify-songs-of-220-British-birds.html

AI can start to really help too.
Excerpt from the below link:
"… a four-part template for testing an AI system’s ability to understand stories.

  • Spatial: Where is everything located and how is it positioned throughout the story?
  • Temporal: What events occur and when?
  • Causal: How do events lead mechanistically to other events?
  • Motivational: Why do the characters decide to take the actions they take?

By systematically asking these questions… "

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) can do the recognition of, in this case birds, from one, or both of two ways;

From Images:

From Sounds:

The list of indicators will initially include Frogs, and frog choruses at the macro end of the landscape scale to Benthic invertebrates, Lichens, Mushrooms (Fruiting bodies) and even soil Flora at the micro scale.
All three, namely, Air, Water and Land need a mechanism to develop The Indicators Key a regionally distinctive set of species that would demonstrate the health of the land, not only by the presence of sensitive organisms but also the diversity of distinct populations within a landscape.

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