Kenya App Allows Users to Help Track Rare Mammals
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This is pretty cool. "Crowd Sourcing" collection of data on threatened and endangered species in Kenya:
Kenya is home to nearly 400 species of mammals, 22 of them natives to regions of Kenya, according to national figures. Authorities say it is getting more difficult to protect them, as climate change and human activities take a toll on their natural habitats.
"It is very hard to benefit or manage what you don't know," he said. "That is why this is so important. It is going to tell us which species we have, where they are, and maybe which ones are highly endangered, what we need to do about them. And especially not just the big things but also the small things, like the bats."
Cool. Internet tech being used once again for good rather than evil.