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Conservationists get SMART with poachers
Date:3/21/2013

tion of the personnel committed to enforcing anti-poaching laws.

Apart from developing the software and training components of SMART, the partnership members intend to promote it across their project areas around the world. This will provide SMART with a very powerful foundation for sustainable, long-term growth and ensure widespread adoption, leading to consistent, comparable and effective datasets.

Benson Okita-Ouma, Kenya Wildlife Service Senior Scientist Rhino Program, said: "We at KWS are eager to implement SMART across our protected areas as we clearly see the huge potential it has in helping our managers better monitor and evaluate law enforcement efforts. The SMART tool and framework will help our staff to make better informed decisions for protecting and managing our rich biodiversity particularly at a time of increasing poaching pressure."

Joe Walston, WCS Executive Director for Asia programs, said: "SMART is a tool designed for the men and women working at the front line of wildlife protection. It's a free, practical tool in local languages that doesn't require technical knowledge to use and is already having demonstrable results in improving conservation effectiveness, efficiency and the morale of those who need support the most."

ZSL's Director of Conservation Professor Jonathan Baillie says: "We must drastically scale up the conservation response if we are to effectively stem growing illegal trade in wildlife. SMART, combined with new technology for monitoring and surveillance, will truly change the game on the ground, helping keep the protected area managers a step ahead."

Barney Long, WWF's Asian Species Expert, said: "The launch of SMART could not come at a better time as 177 nations gather in Thailand at the CITES last week to make decisions aimed at stopping the illegal trade of wildlife. This vital tool will help the eco-guards on the frontlines of conservation get out ahead of the poachers and pr
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Contact: Stephen Sautner
ssautner@wcs.org
718-220-3682
Wildlife Conservation Society
Source:Eurekalert  

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