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Protecting mammals in Africa through observations from space

December 21, 2018

Scientists are equipping elephants, antelopes and other large mammals in Namibia with miniature satellite transmitters

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Spacewalk for Icarus

Spacewalk for Icarus

August 21, 2018

Antenna for Russian-German experiment installed on ISS

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“We’ll know which animals can predict natural disasters”

“We’ll know which animals can predict natural disasters”

February 13, 2018

Interview with Martin Wikelski on the successful mission to transport the Icarus antennas to the International Space Station

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Countdown to Icarus

Countdown to Icarus

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With the help of tiny transmitters which send their data to International Space Station, researchers such as Martin Wikelski from the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Radolfzell, Germany, want to understand the patterns of animal movements.

Behavioural strategies of storks while thermalling

Behavioural strategies of storks while thermalling

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GPS data visualization highlighting the two main behavioural strategies while thermalling

Migrating white storks

Migrating white storks

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Migration routes of storks during the first four weeks of migration.

Wildlife Observation from Space

Wildlife Observation from Space

Video August 16, 2018

Martin Wikelski and his team at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology are investigating the global migration of animals

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