Google gives $ 5 million to the WWF to monitor endangered animals drone
No doubt the Drones , unmanned flying small planes to conduct surveillance, have a bad reputation (usually because work involved for espionage or border control ). But now appeared a project associated with unmanned aircraft that meet an undeniably good for the planet.
This is because the world’s largest environmental NGO, the World Wildlife Fund, WWF, will receive $ 5 million from Google to establish a program to develop drones to monitor endangered species in order to monitor them and defend them from poachers.
WWF President Carter Roberts, said “we are facing an unprecedented crisis regarding poachers. The killings are increasing much. Need solutions that are as sophisticated as the threats we face “
Google started a few days ago to grant Funds under a program called Global Impact Award , an initiative that will distribute $ 23 million to seven charities and nonprofit GiveDirectly , an organization that sends money directly to poor families in Kenya through their phones (the country is recognized as a world leader in the use of cell phones to make payments).
Link: Google Gives $ 5 Million to WWF fund-observing wildlife drones (Engadget)Tags: background, drone, Drones, Ecology, Funds, hunter, hunting, Kenya, UAV, WWF