Tracking wildlife with technology

in 50 maps and graphics

For thousands of years, tracking animals meant following footprints. Now satellites, drones, camera traps, cellphone networks, apps and accelerometers allow us to see the natural world like never before. Geographer James Cheshire and designer Oliver Uberti take you to the forefront of this animal-tracking revolution. Meet the scientists gathering wild data – from seals mapping the sea to baboons making decisions, from birds dodging tornadoes to jaguars taking selfies. Join the journeys of sharks, elephants, bumblebees, snowy owls and a wolf looking for love. Find an armchair, cancel your plans and go where the animals go.

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Winner: London Book Fair Innovation in Travel Publishing Award (Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2016)


‘This book is beautiful as well as informative and inspiring. There is no doubt it will help in our fight to save wildlife and wild habitats.’
Jane Goodall
‘Beautiful and thrilling … a joy to study cover to cover.’
E. O. Wilson
‘Totally fantastic … full of odd gems and solid evidence and beautiful too.’
Chris Packham
‘Enchanting and exhilarating … puts place and space at the heart of the 21st-century conservation debate.’
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