New technique to boost wildlife protection efforts

 Amboseli National Park

Elephants at Amboseli National Park.

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What you need to know:

  • The technique uses very high resolution satellite imaging and deep learning machines to monitor the wildlife.
  • The new method is able to count elephants in mixed ecosystems such as savannah grasslands and forests.
  • The technology will also make tracking of smaller wildlife species much easier.

Researchers have developed a faster technique to remotely survey elephants and other wildlife.

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