Wildlife damage control using ICT


The introduction of new technology is spreading to make up for the lack of workers in dealing with wildlife damage. A survey by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries found that 312 municipalities in 42 prefectures are working on wildlife damage control measures that make full use of information and communication technology (ICT).

The introduction of drones as a countermeasure against wildlife damage, the reduction of the trouble of checking the capture status of traps set by remote monitoring, and the closing of cages by remote control when animals enter are expected to improve work efficiency, and ICT will be used in the future. is expected to expand further.

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