AI technology helps protect sea turtle nests from feral pigs in north Queensland

February 22nd, 2021

ABC Online, Other, 18/02/2021, Mark Rigby
Scientists and Indigenous rangers are harnessing the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to help protect endangered sea turtle nesting sites on Queensland’s western Cape York. As recently as 2015, feral pigs were wiping out entire generations of turtles on kilometres of beaches south of Aurukun. […] For the past six years, CSIRO scientists and Indigenous rangers have teamed up to monitor turtle nesting sites and manage feral pig populations in the area.

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