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A drone's-eye view of conservation

TEDGlobal 2013 · 13:30 · Filmed Jun 2013
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Ecologist Lian Pin Koh makes a persuasive case for using drones to protect the world's forests and wildlife. These lightweight autonomous flying vehicles can track animals in their natural habitat, monitor the health of rainforests, even combat crime by detecting poachers via thermal imaging. Added bonus? They're also entirely affordable.

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Drones ecologist
Lian Pin Koh expands conservation efforts by championing the use of low-cost autonomous aerial vehicles. Full bio

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