World Wildlife Federation turns to drones in bid to tackle poaching

James Halloway, writing for Ars Technica:

With the grant money provided by Google over the course of three years, the WWF intends to expand its UAV operations, both technologically and geographically. To this end, the WWF is developing SMART—a marriage of UAVs, sensors, and software—which should allow authorities to tackle poaching more strategically and give confidence to the rangers themselves.

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