A recent census found that the African elephant population decreased by a third between 2007 and 2014. Much of the decline can be attributed to poaching.
In Malawi researchers are tailoring AI in their efforts to find poachers while a team at Cornell is using machine learning to understand elephant language. In part two of “I’ll Be Seeing You,” NPR's Dina Temple-Raston will explain how artificial intelligence is saving the elephants. Tune in Sunday, October 13 at 7 p.m. for more.