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Artificial Intelligence Helps Protect Australian Wildlife In Fire-affected Areas

April 22, 2021
Australian wildlife

Artificial intelligence has been used for decades to help humans deal with all kinds of problems, including finding crops that have been affected by disease. It can be used to help save animals in fire-affected areas. We know that natural vegetation and animals in bushfires have been able to survive for longer periods thanks to AI fire safety systems. When it comes to the bushfires that are currently spreading across the country, the focus is more on educating people about the dangers and preparing people for what’s to come. However, it’s not just fires that cause bushfires; they are caused by other human activities such as careless burning and misuse of timber and home building materials.

 

In some parts of Australia, such as the Margaret River region, wild life is very dependent on the wood crops that are grown to provide local food. When these crops are affected by fire, then they have no way of getting to the people who depend on them. With the help of AI fire safety systems, this problem can be solved. As soon as the fire-affected plants start to burn, their organic material is harvested to provide household food. In most cases, this organic material comes from the bark and twigs of trees and plants, which were naturally growing in the area.

 

In order to understand how artificial intelligence can solve the problem, you first need to understand why fire safety systems are necessary in the first place. You see, when people are putting out fires, they tend to ignore flammable objects or the risks involved in doing so. This results in a chain reaction that also puts innocent lives at risk. This is because most people don’t realize that even if a bushfire is small, it can still spread quickly and cause damage to properties and even people.

 

This is where the use of AI fire-prevention systems comes in. Once an area has been declared as being fire-affected, then the system will go ahead and look for animals in the area. It will collect data on what types of animals are living in the area. After a certain amount of time, the software will be able to identify different animals that live in the area. Based on the collected data, the system will then determine what animals to target and which to leave alone.

 

Such technology has already been used by the Australian government to protect its land and resources. They have also utilized similar intelligence to prevent illegal poaching in the country. The Australian government has also introduced a program that allows farmers to use GPS-based animal’s identification to find out which animals have been immunized against deadly diseases. This makes farmers more aware of their surroundings and helps them prevent the introduction of dangerous diseases into their fields.

 

Another advantage of using such intelligence in fire-treated areas is to reduce the risks of wild animals causing damage to homes and structures. Since they are not wild animals, such animals would not easily approach or move towards areas that are treated with fire-prevention treatments. This means that instead of burning down houses to save them from home-fire damages, homeowners can instead choose to put out fires inside their houses to eliminate unwanted animals.

 

In addition, this type of artificial intelligence can also help determine the risk of a certain type of animal getting injured or hurt while trying to break into a home. Such animals may include foxes and other sly animals. It is not often that these animals venture near fire-treated areas, which makes detecting them difficult. However, using the right kind of artificial intelligence will be able to detect foxes or other sly animals through the thermal imaging camera that is installed in a specific location.

 

Indeed, using an AI-based intelligence to detect fire hazards in Australian wildlife could be a big help for the protection of these animals. These cameras are also useful tools that can help owners, property managers, and even law enforcement officials track down animals that have escaped from these fire-treated areas. This is because with the help of such an AI-based system, these animals will become easy targets for the law enforcers and hunters.

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