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CSI for wildlife

Dr. Caren Helbing is using environmental DNA (eDNA) techniques to confirm habitat of endangered species or to determine the spread of invasive species. All species shed DNA into the land or water they live in and it can be collected and quantified using these techniques and allowing collaboration with Indigenous communities, citizen scientists and other researchers.


 

CSI for wildlife

Dr. Caren Helbing is using environmental DNA (eDNA) techniques to confirm habitat of endangered species or to determine the spread of invasive species. All species shed DNA into the land or water they live in and it can be collected and quantified using these techniques and allowing collaboration with Indigenous communities, citizen scientists and other researchers.