Content tagged with Wildlife

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Google's Facial Recognition AI Helps Identify Endangered Species in the Wild - and Their Poachers

Facial recognition tech is the latest tool in the fight against poaching, with London Zoo embarking on a new trial which could drastically improve conservation efforts. A new project, developed in collaboration with Google, will use machine learning and image recognition software to identify and catalogue animals snapped by remote motion-sensitive camera traps. Read on

Safari Central

This Mobile Game Uses AR so You Can Track Endangered Species Using Real Wildlife Data

A US and Kenyan start-up is using real-world data from endangered wildlife to create an augmented reality game to track animal movements. The Safari Central app, available on iOS and Android right now as a preview version of the final game, lets players follow real animals based on GPS data logged by National Parks and conservationists. Read on

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Satellites: Environmental Protectors and Development Aids in Space?

Initially developed for military purposes, satellites are these days being used more and more frequently in the fields of enviromental protection and humanitarian aid, opening up completely new possibilities in the fight against illegal logging, epidemics, environmental pollution and facilitating in monitoring and protecting endangered species. But what do satellites actually do and how is their data used? Can they really be helpful as environmental and development aids? Read on