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Camera traps are an important tool for the protection of large wilderness areas. They are able to document animal populations over a long time period. Adam F. Smith is the FZS expert for camera traps. He already implemented studies at quite unusual sites, such as the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone and the Carpathian Mountains, both Ukraine. In this original interview (in English), Adam explains why his work is so important and why he has to yodle for it.
Adam Smith works for the FZS Europe department. For his PhD at the University of Freiburg, he works on wildlife monitoring using camera traps and GPS.