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Conservation drones in the field: Lian Pin Koh at TEDGlobal 2013 | TED Blog


curated by | June 11, 2013

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At TEDGlobal 2013 environmental systems researcher Lian Pin Koh presents a new and unexpectedly benign use for drones: nature conservation. Nepal has natural landscapes that are beautiful — and in danger. But wildlife conservation is costly, and time- and labor-consuming. Behold: Conservation drones, a new tool being used in Nepal to combat wildlife crime. These drones give a bird’s-eye view of the landscape and capture detailed, high-definition images of objects on the ground.

Read more: Thu-Huong Ha on TED Blog

Photo credit: James Duncan Davidson.

See all the posts in Robohub’s TED Global 2013 coverage.

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