Researchers in the United States have developed AI software which can predict where poachers are operating. The PAWS programme, created by a team from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, has led to around 20 times more snares being discovered in the Srepok Wildlife Sanctuary in Cambodia. It’s hoped this could eventually make it possible for tigers to be reintroduced to the park.
The software is due to be gradually rolled out in hundreds of national parks across the globe in the coming months.
In the coming months software with artificial intelligence (AI) will be distributed to hundreds of national parks across the globe.
This software can predict where poachers are operating.
The PAWS Programme was created by the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, an elite part of USC – the University of South California.