Tracking the movement of ivory through the nebulous, international black market is extraordinarily difficult. One journalist’s solution? Build the world’s most convincing fake tusk, and stick a tracking device inside.
This rhino is loaded with technology: it has a camera embedded in its horn, a GPS transmitter around its neck and a heart rate monitor tracking its pulse. But it’s not just some weird wearables experiment: it’s an attempt to stop poaching. Read more >>