Dr Dave Parish: Drones, laser scarers and mobile phone apps – how technology is helping conservation



Our countryside, and that across the world, has been altered by our influence. Much of it now is far from being truly wild and, not ­surprisingly, this has led to many conservation challenges resulting in calls for action. ­Fortunately, in the 21st century, we have new tools and technology to help with this.
So, what is the best way to save ­valuable habitats and the species that rely on them in the face of urbanisation, deforestation, invasive non-native species and agricultural intensification?
Most ecologists now agree that intervention and active management of the landscapes and... read more

 
13 February 2018 in Hot News, Views: 112
Source: Scotsman
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