Friday, March 17, 2017

The importance of technology in anti-poaching...

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This is something I'll touch on in more detail later but digital technology has become a vital tool in wildlife protection. The magnificent animal in the clip was under close surveillance as it ventured close to human settlement, not from just digital eyes, but human eyes too as cameras played their role. Increasing capacity is a crucial component for the right people working on the ground to do their jobs. 

So poachers, and anyone else disturbing wildlife unnecessarily, are getting caught.

Traffickers/traders, who employ or buy off poachers are key elements needing a lot more focus. That is starting to happen with greater intensity, take out the middlemen and the house of cards weakens. However far more resources are needed to combat traffickers.  Wildlife protection has many fronts, at different times there has to be different emphasis, but there is one constant... that it never stops...