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#126: Rainforests, Satellites, and Nature-Based Project Data — Dr. Murray Collins⁠, CEO of ⁠Space Intelligence

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⭐ My guest today is Dr. Murray Collins, Cofounder and CEO of Space Intelligence, a world-leading nature data provider for Nature Based Solutions, such as the protection of tropical forests to preserve biodiversity and help corporations like Apple reach their net zero goals. .

In addition, Murray is the

  • Science Director and Co-Founder of Picture Zero, a production company dedicated to quality content about climate change

  • Former Chancellor's Fellow for Space and Satellites at The University of Edinburgh

  • Former Environmental Scientist in Residence at The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland


🎙️ In this episode, we talked about:

- His four years of rainforest work in Indonesia and Africa

- Almost getting into a knife fight with a tiger

- The 30 years of experience in tropical ecology and data analytics among him and his cofounder

- The 100+ scientific papers produced by his team

- How they work with conservation project developers around the world

- The market validation they received from lots of consulting projects early on

- Their use of optical data, LIDAR, on-the-ground metrics, and other satellite input to measure above-ground biomass for key habitats

- How they help Apple invest in their Restore Fund

- What pro-poor means and why it’s relevant to 1 billion people around the world

- Motivation vs. discipline

- Passion vs. obsession

- Why he’s reading books about the Middle East

- And lots more


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