RFID-Tagged Rhinos And Smart Watering Holes: The Google-Funded Tech Fighting Poaching

fastcoexist.com - Google is quietly funding an arsenal of high-tech law enforcement equipment, but it's not for the law enforcement you know. It's designed to protect African animals from illegal poachers. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) issued an update this week on their Wildlife Crime Technology Project , which received a $5 million Google Global Impact award at the end of 2012. Earlier this week, the WWF issued a report on how the money was used --and, in the process, gave a peak into a normally secretive world of drones and high-tech sensors.