Drones might soon save the lives of rhinos and elephants in Africa, a new report says.
Namibia's Ministry of Environment and Tourism, along with the World Wildlife Fund, have partnered to invest in drones that can track rhino and elephant herds, the organizations told New Scientist for a story published Friday. Google helped fund the drone research, which was conducted in November. Through the use of the drones, the researchers were able to follow herds and alert law enforcement in the event the animals were being targeted by poachers.
The tests went well, according to the WWF, and will … Read more