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Astro-ecology: Counting orangutans using star-spotting technology – BiOME Ecology Magazine
A collaboration between astrophysicists, conservationists and ecologists aims to save rare and endangered animals A ground-breaking scientific collaboration is harnessing technology used to study the luminosity of stars, to carry out detailed monitoring of orangutan populations in Borneo. Liverpool John Moores University, WWF and HUTAN came together to examine better ways of detecting the great …