Exploring Global Problems
14. Protecting endangered species - using tracking data to prevent poaching

14. Protecting endangered species - using tracking data to prevent poaching

February 5, 2020

Zoology professor Rory Wilson talks about how his research helps to prevent endangered animals being poached. Rory explains how he tracks the movement of endangered species using electronic tags and how this data is used to protect them. He helps humans and animals to successfully cohabit and analyses the impact of the human environment on animal behaviour. Rory talks about his fascinating work with penguins, albatross, elephants and tortoises.