Conservation from the Skies: Are Drones the Future for Great Apes Conservation?

By Conor Gask, Associate Programme Officer, Great Apes Survival Partnership

Conor Gask
Aug 16, 2016 · 7 min read
Tracking an Orangutan is a great challenge for scientists and rescue teams, often spending days in tough forest habitat (by Sumatran Orangutan Society)
A drone locates an orangutan via aerial photography
Dr Debbie Saunders, Australia National University, holding a robotic radio-tracking drone (Dr Debbie Saunders)
Serge Wich taking a drone out for a test ride (Jeff Kerby)

Apes among us

GRASP on Medium

Conor Gask

Written by

International Communications UNDP China / St Andrews Biology Grad / 清华大学 / Formerly at UNEP-GRASP / Passionate about #environment and #development.

Apes among us

GRASP on Medium