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Carbon From Nuclear Tests Could Help Fight Poachers
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, animals, scientists, atmospheric, carbon, nuclear tests, poachers )

Ray
- 444 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The atmospheric carbon left over from nuclear bomb testing could help scientists track poached ivory, new research has found. These bomb tests changed the level of carbon in the atmosphere, which can be traced to date elephant tusks.
Google Funds Spy Technology to Turn Poachers Into Prey
Science & Tech  (tags: sensors, surveillance, poachers, goodnews, NewTechnology, animal welfare, protection )

Giana
- 460 days ago - takepart.com
Hidden sensors and aerial surveillance may finally make a dent in what's being called the worst year for animal crime in decades.
Human DNA Trap Set for Deer Poachers
Science & Tech  (tags: research, poachers, crime, criminals, DNA, forensic science, animals, wildlife )

Pia
- 1104 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists have shown it is possible to retrieve human DNA from the carcasses of dead animals in quantities that can identify the perpetrator. Potentially the technique could be used in other countries to identify rhinoceros or elephant poachers.
Eco Sleuths Use DNA Bar-Coding to Nail Poachers, Map Species
Science & Tech  (tags: ecology, biologists, DNA, environment, scientists, poachers, wildlife )

Simone
- 1776 days ago - beta.thehindu.com
DNA analysis will now be used to solve the most widely perpetrated crimes today - those against the ecology. Biologists are now taking the DNA route to track the effects of global warming on the world's species or for identifying a piece of dried meat
   

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