Remote sensing for savannah species conservation

9 Nov 2021 18:00 - 19:30

Monitoring wildlife and the environment is critical for the conservation management of threatened species, including those that live in savannahs. This event will describe how cutting-edge advances in remote sensing and artificial intelligence are enhancing our understanding of species that live in mixed woodland-grassland ecosystems. New technologies are providing previously unimaginable opportunities to detect, identify and track individual animals, and enable us to collect data on an animal’s age, sex, pregnancy status and relatedness among the recorded individuals. These non-invasive approaches are revealing population-related, ecological or behavioural issues that affect species, so that targeted conservation measures can be applied. Such technologies represent a unique tool for decision making and conservation management of savannah species on the brink of extinction.

 

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  • The event will run from 6:00pm - 7:30pm and will be available to watch on our YouTube channel afterwards.
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