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Jamaican Drones – Combatting Illegal fishing

Much like drones fighting poaching in Tanzania, Jamaican Drones are flying to fight illegal fishing activities You say Jamaica and I think Bob Marley, warm breezes, and an amazing tourist destination. You say Jamaican Drones and I think innovation. You probably remember our series on drone use to stop poachers in Tanzania (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3).  This is not the first use for drones in wildlife conservation, but it is great to see the concept spreading across the globe. The Caribbean Journal, among other publications, is reporting the…

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Drones are helping stop poachers in Tanzania – Part 3

A video chat with the Delair-Tech team on the use of their drones in Tanzania to stop poachers tracyhammond / Pixabay In this, the final segment of the series on using drones to stop poachers in Tanzania, Idrisa Jaffary, Press Liaison at Bathawk Recon, asks the Delair-Tech team about their technology and their plans to work in Tanzania, and Africa more broadly. Remember to check out part 1 and part 2 of this series as well. While we did not provide these interview questions to Idrisa, he was kind enough…

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Drones are helping stop poachers in Tanzania – Part 2

Poaching remains a major problem.  Many are using drones to help stop poachers You may remember part 1 of this post from yesterday.  Bathawk Recon is working in Tanzania with drones to identify and stop poachers before more damage is done to this fragile ecosystem.  We asked the team at Bathawk several questions and Press Liaison, Idrisa Jaffary, acted as the intermediary, asking Director of Strategy Michael Chambers to respond. This first video segment discusses how large the problem of poaching is overall, the common types of poaching, and some of the…

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Drones are helping stop poachers in Tanzania – Part 1

BatHawk Recon taking to the skies to stop poachers in Tanzania We came across a press release last week discussing an upcoming trial being conducted by Bathawk to use drones to stop poachers and protect the local animal population. “This Press release is a notice that the trials will be held 29th April to 3rd May in the Selous Game Reserve at the Mkuyu River Camp. The Selous Game Reserve is the largest game reserve in Africa and famous for its rough terrain and abundant wildlife. The goal of these trials…

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