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Statistical models and the knowledge of on-the-ground practitioners are valuable and complementary sources of evidence for biodiversity conservation. Each one alone tells only part of the story.
The reality is that the illegal wildlife trade is an organised crime. The need to move, store and realise proceeds gives governments and the financial sector the power to identify criminal networks via their financial footprints and help close the net.
In response to an article about South Africa's first online rhino horn auction, the Endangered Wildlife Trust states it "supports the ecological sustainable use of wildlife when it leads to the improved conservation of wild and free living species in their habitats."
This is how machine learning can help fight illegal wildlife trading on social media.
Anti-poaching park rangers in the Democratic Republic of Congo take selfies with female gorillas.