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Return of the bison: herd makes surprising comeback on Dutch coast

Eighty years after they were hunted to extinction, the successful reintroduction of a herd of wild European bison on to the dunes of the Dutch coast is paving the way for their return across the continent.<p>The largest land-living animal in Europe was last seen in the Netherlands centuries ago, and …

Wildlife

Can vertical farming feed the world and change the agriculture industry?

Year after year, cities expand and pristine natural habitats are turned into farms and pastures to support the world’s growing population. But …

Aquaponics

Easy Home Mason Jar Soil Test

Grow. Food. Anywhere. (Hardie Grant, 2018) <i>by Mat Pember and Dillon Seitchik-Reardon goes through every fruit and veggie you can think of, giving you</i> …

Farms Take Root Among NYC's Skyscrapers

Temperatures dropped to single digits this winter in New York City, but inside the mobile indoor farm demoed by innovative tech company Local Roots …

Aquaponics

Raising Bison - National Bison Association

Starting Your Bison Operation<p>So you’re ready to start raising bison, you’ve come to the right place! The NBA has all you need to start raising these …

Bison Ranching for Beginners

Bison Ranching for Beginners<p>Updated on March 9, 2018<p>Bison is the fastest growing meat market in the United States today, as more and more consumers …

Wildlife

Bison ranching is growing in the U.S. — and so is the debate over how to raise them

You know buffalo have made it in America when two former vegans are selling bison and bacon bars down in Austin, Patagonia launches its own line of …

U.S. Farm Income to Hit 12-Year Low

Crop prices may be showing some recent signs of life, but that’s of little comfort for American farmers who are forecast to see their incomes fall to …

U.S. ordered to reconsider denial of Yellowstone bison protections

PINEDALE, Wyo. (Reuters) - A judge has ruled that U.S. wildlife managers erred in denying Endangered Species Act protection to bison at Yellowstone National Park and must reconsider extending such safeguards to America's largest pure-bred herd of wild buffalo.<p>The decision was welcomed on Thursday …

'A Sense Of Loss': Search For Missing Yellowstone Bison Continues

The search continues for dozens of bison reported missing from two holding pens at Yellowstone National Park. Authorities say the animals escaped …

70 bison killed so far this year by Montana hunters

CLOSE<p>The yearly bison count at Yellowstone National Park found that found a decline in bison predominantly in park's central Hayden Valley herd. …

Raising Bison | Iowa Ingredient

Wild Bison at the Wild West Bison Ranch

AgweekTV: Bringing up bison

Help Wanted: Bison Ranchers

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Podcast 018 - Bison Ranching with National Bison Association

When most of us hear about bison and Montana, what comes to mind?<p>Usually, it is images of Yellowstone and free-roaming mammals of American history. …

Drones Spray Tree Seeds From the Sky to Fight Deforestation

These innovators are combating climate change and restoring forests with the latest technology.<p>Every year, about 15 billion trees are cut down to make way for agriculture, mining, logging, and urban sprawl. Such mass deforestation has accelerated global warming and imperiled the survival of …

Ecology

DJI's scanner can nab info on drones mid-flight

This morning, Chinese drone company DJI demonstrated its new AeroScope device that can track UAVs in a 5-kilometer radius. At the moment, it can only monitor the company's drones, but it's a potentially potent tool for law enforcement (or other DJI-authorized customers) to keep an eye on aerial …

Drones

The iPhone of Drones Is Being Built by This Teenager

With the millions he's raised, his flagship product might become one of the most game-changing drones in the air.<p>13 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the September 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p><b>His drone,</b>he believes, will be …

Drones

Betterview just raised $2 million to analyze drone footage for insurers

Betterview, a 2.5-year-old, San Francisco-based company whose software can analyze detailed aerial footage captured by drones to help insurers better understand a property’s condition, has raised $2 million in funding from a long list of investors.<p>Compound led the round; other participants include …

Drones

Fully autonomous drone maker Airobotics nabs $32.5M, expands into defense

Airobotics, a startup building autonomous drones for the enterprise sector that do not require humans to get involved in any aspect of operating them, has picked up $32.5 million in funding to expand its business into defense and homeland security, and to expand its business globally.<p>The Series C …

startups

Futurist Thomas Frey Predicts 1 Billion Drones by 2030

Colorado-based futurist Thomas Frey predicted at the 'World of Drones Congress' in Australia that there would be 1 billion drones in the skies by …

An unprecedented number of drones will deploy over Houston to survey what humans can't see

William Luther/San Antonio Express-News via ZUMA Wire<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p><i>This story was originally</i> …

Insurance

Drone revolution: Researchers, regulators prepare for unmanned aircraft to fill US skies

From crop dusting to package delivery, commercial drones are about to become a part of everyday life.<p>“Just in the last 18 months, we’ve registered twice as many unmanned aircraft (as) we registered all aircraft from the previous 100 years,” said Earl Lawrence, director of the Federal Aviation …

New approach to chip design could lead to smart drones the size of bottle caps

If engineers are ever going to build autonomous drones the size of bumble bees, then everything needs to be smaller – including the chips that …

Drone-Shot Morocco Short Film Takes You Soaring Over the Desert

Morocco like you've never seen it before.<p>Experience Morocco's golden plains and mesmerizing urban metropolises from the air in <i>Winds From Morocco,</i> a new, drone captured short film by Portuguese filmmaker Bernardo Bacalhau. The 21-year-old computer science student traveled throughout the country for …

The Pilot in this Venice Beach Drone Tour is Unreal

Robert McIntosh flew the world’s smallest HD drone through LA’s famous Venice Beach and the footage is incredible. The footage was stabilized in …

London Firefighters Used Drone to Battle Grenfell Tower Blaze

After firefighters battled the blaze at Grenfell Tower in London early on Wednesday, they turned to a drone for help surveying the damage.<p>Kent Fire …

The Drone Federalism Act would shift regulation to state and local governments

The FAA would serve as a liaison between local governments and the national drone air traffic management system.<p><i>This story was originally published on flyingmag.com</i><p>The Wild West of drone regulation as we know it may soon cease to exist. If lawmakers have their way, state and local …