10 Ways In Which Drones Are Positively Impacting Industries Across Africa

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Written by Peter Pedroncelli

Targeting ivory poachers with drone
A drone monitors elephants that strayed out of Burunge Wildlife Management Area near Tarangire National Park. Photo: Jonathan Konuche/Biodiversity and Wildlife Solutions/Mongabay

Anti-poaching efforts

Drones have already shown their effectiveness in combating rhino and elephant poaching on the African continent, as the quiet unmanned flying machines can travel long distances, while equipping them with thermal imaging cameras allows them to see animals and poachers in the bush at night, alerting authorities to react.