Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence to Identify, Count, Describe Wild Animals

Motion sensor “camera traps” unobtrusively take pictures of animals in their natural environment, oftentimes yielding images not otherwise observable. The artificial intelligence system automatically processes such images, here correctly reporting this as a picture of two impala standing. A new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) reports how a cutting-edgeContinue reading “Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence to Identify, Count, Describe Wild Animals”

In Germany, a symbol of division is reborn as sprawling nature reserve

Germany’s Green Belt is one of Europe’s most unique open spaces: a once heavily militarized stretch of the Iron Curtain that’s now a natural wonderland filled with a variety of threatened animal species. by Matt Hickman Although the Berlin Wall came crashing down on Nov. 9, 1989, there’s another important milestone for a reunified GermanyContinue reading “In Germany, a symbol of division is reborn as sprawling nature reserve”