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I'll Be Seeing You, Part Two: Elephants and AI - Can artificial intelligence save elephants?

Dave Morton

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.