How Infrared Technology Could Help Fight Wildlife Poaching

Published 13 Apr 2018, 09:02 BST, Updated 1 May 2018, 12:16 BST
How Infrared Technology Could Help Fight Wildlife Poaching

Conservationists are testing infrared cameras to track wildlife in the dark. Teams of conservationists and scientists are going out in the field to deploy drones with the high-tech-infrared cameras attached, and developing software that can detect different types of animals in various landscapes and climates.

Wildlife guards have a difficult time spotting animals at night when poachers are most likely to strike. But on infrared cameras, they're impossible to miss.

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