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Nature

Drone Wars: Ranger vs Poacher

It's time for technology to disrupt the wildlife trade

This touching video profiles the conservationists in charge of protecting 4 out of 5 of the only Northern White Rhino's left on Earth. Although their soldiers still rely on low-tech solutions like assault rifles and attack dogs, they have also begun using surveillance drones to partol their game reserve from the sky.

Our featured action for this story is a new mobile app called Wildlife Witness that let's you attack the illegal wildlife trade by flagging and report illegal products you see for sale. 

Photo courtesy of National Geographic.

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