Can Drones Alone Save Africa's Elephants?
Parks around the continent have embarked on an unusual high-tech experiment to curb poaching. Flying silently and invisibly, drones could be a game-changer as they track both wildlife and the movement of hunters, relaying information to ground enforcement teams, who can then stop poachers in their tracks. But is technology the weapon that will ultimately eradicate animal poaching and save various species from eradication?
The Conversation Africa, 18 February 2019
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