AI is helping protect endangered species: NOAA

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Among its duties, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration monitors the populations and health of ocean species, including whales and various seals in the polar regions. The agency partnered with Microsoft. With how they do it, aided by some artificial intelligence, Marine Mammal Lab affiliate scientist Manuel Castellote, and zoologist Erin Moreland joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.