1. Camera traps are an extremely effective way to collect wildlife data, but their use has developed at a faster rate than tools to manage, process, and analyze these data.
2. Without these tools, wildlife managers and other stakeholders have little information to effectively manage, understand and monitor wildlife populations.
3. A new technology platform called Wildlife Insights uses artificial intelligence to accelerate sharing of information gleaned from camera traps and allowing users to convert this information into conservation action.
WCS Media Contact: Stephen Sautner, 7182203682, [email protected]
Study and Journal: "Wildlife Insights: A platform to maximize the potential of camera trap and other passive sensor wildlife data for the planet" from Environmental Conservation
WCS Co-Author(s): Tim O'Brien , Senior Conservationist ; Jonathan Palmer , Executive Director, Office of Strategic Technology,