Wildlife conservation is getting better

Wildlife conservation is getting better

A sea otter raft in Elkhorn Slough. Credit: Jessica Fujii

Whether it’s plastic pollution, climate change or endangered species conservation, there’s a growing tsunami of research data out there – how do scientists wade through it to fill gaps, learn from failures and build on successes?

Faced with this conundrum when wanting to restore sea otters to wild habitats, US wildlife biologists turned to artificial intelligence to evaluate conservation outcomes from more than 4,000 studies over four decades.


Published by Cosmos.

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