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Unnatural Surveillance: How Online Data Is Putting Species at Risk

Animals  (tags: technology, animalwelfare, animals, wildlife, wildanimals, protection, endangered )

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The rapid growth of digital data has been a boon to researchers and conservationists. But experts are warning of a dark side: Poachers can use computers and smartphones to pinpoint the locations of rare and endangered species and then go nab them.


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Monday September 11, 2017, 2:02 pm
Authorities soon discovered that the couple had been selling poached plants through their anonymously-operated website,, and calculated the value of the plants in their possession at about $80,000. After 16 nights in nearby jails, Cardona and Puicarbo accepted a plea bargain, paid a $160,000 fine β€” the largest ever for plant thieves in South Africa β€” and were banned from the country forever.

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Monday September 11, 2017, 2:03 pm
There you have it.

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Saturday October 21, 2017, 5:26 pm

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Marija M (25)
Tuesday November 7, 2017, 6:18 am
Thank you Cal.
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