The Poetry of Science

Episode 85: Elephants from Space

January 25, 2021

This episode explores new research, which has found that satellite cameras coupled with machine learning can be used to detect and count African elephants in complex geographical landscapes.


Read this episode’s science poem here.

Read the scientific study that inspired it here.

Read ‘Elephant Armageddon’ by Gerard Malanga here.


Music by Rufus Beckett.


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