What is the Influence of Space Technology on Biodiversity Conservation in Africa?

With an emphasis on the evolution and impact of satellite technologies in Africa, this article will highlight how Africa incorporates near real-time monitoring systems to protect species and habitats on land and sea and its influence on various socioeconomic challenges.

Space-based technologies and applications’ contributions to sustainable development have gained considerable recognition and widespread acceptance. One of the most critical aspects of this is protecting nature and biodiversity, especially with climate change, population expansion and increased levels of wildlife crime, among other factors putting significant pressure on biodiversity and wildlife globally.  Africa boasts about ⅙...

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