Conservation Drones Help Protect Orangutans

The World
The World
Scientists trying to protect the endangered Sumatran orangutan have adopted an unusual tool for their work: Drones. These unmanned aerial vehicles are a quick and inexpensive way to monitor orangutans and their habitat. The World's science correspondent Rhitu Chatterjee explains the technology to The World's Marco Werman.
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