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Vultures with GPS: Flying rubbish detectors in Peru

In the Peruvian capital, environmental authorities are equipping vultures with hi-tech gear and using them as flying rubbish detectors. With their special trick, vultures equipped with GPS and mini video cameras can easily find illegal waste dumps – their runoff pollutes rivers and spreads disease in this coastal capital. The idea is also to encourage residents to report illegal waste dumps, throw away less trash themselves and be more aware about its hazards.

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