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Daily Magazine featured Dyson Professor Matthew Breay Bolton in "How bees and drones team up to find landmines"

03/30/2021

Daily Magazine featured Dyson Professor Matthew Breay Bolton in "How bees and drones team up to find landmines"

Political rather than technical problems often hold up mine clearance, says Matthew Breay Bolton. "Good technological innovation that can help to… delineate the boundaries and confirm a hazard area are really helpful," says Bolton at Pace University in New York, author of Political Minefields: The Struggle against Automated Killing. However, he adds that there are no quick fixes to the minefield problem. Often, political wrangling and lack of resources mean clearance projects can stall, no matter what technologies are available to help. Plus, in countries such as Yemen, mines continue to be planted to this day.

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