Artificial intelligence could save elephants from extinction
An algorithm designed by a computer scientist at the University of Bath may be able to help save African elephants from extinction.
Coupled with high-resolution imagery, the algorithm enables a satellite to scan large areas of land in short periods of time and collect 5,000 km2 worth of photos, a good fit for the animals” grassland and forest habitats.
The tech development is desperately needed as elephant numbers in Africa are estimated to be at just 415,000. The savanna elephant population…