08 February 2024
Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) and Connected Conservation are safeguarding Kenya’s most vulnerable species and natural resources with Africa’s largest landscape-wide IoT conservation network.
The project is advancing wildlife and natural resource conservation using LoRaWAN IoT sensors and networks to collect, monitor and analyze real-time environmental data on a captivating scale. This data is coupled with analytics and conservation tools to help safeguard wildlife populations, promote peace, and empower community-led conservation.Read the full article
08 February 2024
Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (ZimParks) is the main Government agency for wildlife conservation, managing approximately five million hectares of land. From 2020-2021, widespread poaching was seen in the parks because of a pandemic-impaired local economy and an absence of tourists in the parks.
Wildlife-human conflicts were on the increase. In 2020, there were more than 50 injuries and 60 deaths. ZimParks was in dire need of a way to improve the safety of park rangers and reduce wildlife poaching activities.Read the full article
03 January 2024
Satellite IoT technology from Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd. is now being used to protect multiple endangered species of wildlife in Africa.
Satellite-enabled tracking devices incorporating Globalstar’s small and lightweight ST100 chipset are being used to monitor rhinoceros, part of a widespread concerted effort to protect nearly-extinct wild animals from illegal poachers.Read the full article
29 November 2023
South Africa’s mining sector contributes some 18% of the country’s GDP and provides employment for around 500,000 workers. In the dangerous, dirty business that is mining, safety and effective communications are essential.
This has been recognised by the Nungu Mine in Elandspruit, where 5G wireless technology installed at the end of 2022 has delivered unparalleled enhancements in worker safety and business productivity.Read the full article