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Building an argument from legal documents and interviews with activists, the chapter advances a definition of drone technicity. The case study is the convergence of technologies and conservation in a 2017 Sea Shepherd Conservation Society mission to use drones to collect evidence of an illegal slaughter and transshipment of sharks from the waters surrounding Timor-Leste and the Galápagos National Park, Ecuador, to China. While the drone assisted this conservation, ultimately the marine poachers escaped with impunity because of a bribe. In the process, this chapter argues that the capacities of conservation technologies are moderated by politics, in this instance, corruption.

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