Newton Project will launch a new blockchain project to save endangered species all over the world. With the help of a network of sensors and drones capable of locating endangered animals more efficiently than current monitoring systems, the platform will help authorities to combat animal poaching.
According to the Crypto Briefing website, the new technology will track the animals and details about their habitat and upload all the data on the NewChain:
"The NewSensor NewSensor technology consists of small IoT devices for monitoring position, temperature, air quality, humidity, etc. It loads this data into NewChain, Newton's blockchain. By placing a NewSensor under the skin of an endangered mammal, such as a rhino or an elephant, we can trace the location and basic behavior of that animal. Many animals are social and follow a leader, so instead of labeling each individual, we can simply label individuals worthy of note. "
Newton will launch the "NewDrones", equipped with cameras and microphones that will help to locate and identify the poachers. In many countries of Africa and Asia, wildlife poaching, especially endangered species, is a big business. The company adds:
"NewDrone movies will be uploaded to the NewChain for an indelible and incisive recording of potential poaching. Using NewAI, these data can be analyzed and anything suspicious sent to local authorities. "
In addition, the new technology will also help conserve resources and local authorities will not be exposed to the risk of gains from poachers.
"Often local authorities are ineffective – not because they are corrupt or indifferent, but because these parks are huge, and police budgets and parks are limited. Our solution reduces costs and manpower, making the police cheaper, easier and more transparent. "
According to the Poaching website, in recent years the illegal trade in plants and wildlife has increased dramatically. With an estimated value of $ 70-213 billion a year, the black market type of wildlife "Violates the natural resources of the countries and the wealth of businesses all over the world" The site also notes that "It is also contributing to the extinction of tigers, bears, elephants, rhinos and hundreds of other incredible species, while criminal organizations and rebel militias profit".
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