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Call to minimize drone impact on wildlife

University of Adelaide environmental researchers have called for a ‘code of best practice’ in using unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) for wildlife …

DroneSeed

<b>Our mission is</b> to reduce replanting costs. The majority of replanting today is done by work gangs with shovels, just as it was done in the 1940s when …

UAVs for environmental protection

Every year, billions of eggs are boiled, painted and hidden. Now the food industry raises concerns. According to latest figures, approximately 20 % …

Environmental protection

TEKEVER UAS-based wildlife protection system for endangered species

The TEKEVER Group (http://airray.tekever.com) is creating a UAS-based wildlife protection system to monitor endangered species and perform …

Endangered Species

Agribotix Partnership With The Nature Conservancy Provides Drone-Enabled Aerial Survey, Imaging And Analytics

Agribotix LLC is providing The Nature Conservancy with drones, image processing, data analytics and consulting to assist with aerial surveys for the …

Drones

Warsaw University of Technology Mission in the Antarctic

It only takes seven meters for them to lift up in the air and their main goal is to check the population of penguins in the Antarctic and to make an …

Unmanned Aircraft

UAV Reveals Killer Whales in Striking Detail

One of the populations of killer whales that spends part of the year around the San Juan Islands north of Seattle is called the Southern Resident …

Killer whales

UAS for animal distribution studies

Seville, Spain, Doñana Biological Station, CSIC. A team led by the Doñana Biological Station, Spanish National Research Council (DBS, CSIC) has used …

Unmanned Aircraft

Two drone pilots ticketed for ‘Orca Protection Violations’

By Amy Clancy Two men, including one from Mercer Island, have been issued tickets by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife for violating a …

Drones

Drone flights overhead cause stress for black bears, study says

By Lisa Johnson, CBC News Drones operated by researchers may have unintended consequences for wildlife, warns the lead author of a new study showing …

Bears

Drones to monitor 3D woody crops and measuring the area, height and volume of trees

ImaPing Research Group (www.ias.csic.es/en/imaping), led by Dr. Francisca López-Granados of the Institute for Sustainable Agriculture from Cordoba, a …

3D

Sea Robot and Drone Survey Nassau Sound

<i>~ First of its kind collaboration to collect data in Nassau Sound Aquatic Preservation Area ~</i><p>NASSAU SOUND, FL. On Jun 19th, scientists and technology …

Alaska researchers study sea otters with unmanned aircraft

by Sue Mitchell<p>Watching marine life to gather data about behavior and abundance can be tedious and time-consuming for researchers, but recent studies …

Eyes In The Sky: Foam Drones Keep Watch On Rain Forest Trees

Jason Beaubien<p>A couple of toy planes are out to catch illegal loggers and miners in the Amazon.<p>It’s an awesome responsibility.<p>Every year, illegal …

Drones

UAVs to Be Banned in Arctic, Antarctic

By MarEx<p>This week two major associations representing tour operators in the Arctic and Antarctic respectively, have stated that they will not allow …

Antarctica

Ex-Nasa man to plant one billion trees a year using drones

BioCarbon Engineering wants to use drones for good, using the technology to seed up to one billion trees a year, all without having to set foot on …

Unmanned Aircraft

Drones with heat-tracking cameras used to monitor koala population

Queensland researchers are hoping drones will aid in the conservation of threatened species like koalas.<p>Traditionally, koalas were counted by people …

Drones

Revolutionary sUAS utilization for oil spill in Israel

Upon approval of the local civilian aviation authority, the Trans-Israel Pipeline and the Israel Nature and Parks Authority operated Bladeworx’ …

Israel

Drones That Can Suck Up Water Hunt Oil Leaks, Invasive Species

Drones carrying cameras or infrared sensors have already found favor with farmers, police forces, and extreme sports enthusiasts. Now engineers are …

Invasive species

SANParks on the hunt for illegal drone users in Kruger

Cape Town – The technological advancement of the trophy holiday video has brought with it a few regulatory headaches. SANParks says visitors are …

Kruger National Park

UAVs to utilize hyperspectral sensors for ocean research

Researchers from Columbia University’s Air-Sea-Ice Physics and Biogeochemistry Experiment (ASIPBEX) will utilizeunmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to …

Research

Tanzania: High Tech Anti Poaching Trials Register Success

On a dark night in Tarangire National Park, northern Tanzania, a small cheer rang out from a group huddled around a computer screen set up on the …

East Africa

Why Alaska researchers want to use drones to find hibernating bears

For the first time, Alaska researchers plan to use drones with thermal cameras to detect hibernating polar bears and grizzly bears on the North Slope.<p>…

Alaska

Drones digitally surveying UK highways

<i>LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM –</i> The engineering solutions provider Costain has partnered with SenSat, a UK-based digital surveying company, to integrate …

Drones

GNSS PPK Upgrade for Aeromappers

Aeromao Inc. introduces the new <b>precise</b> <b>GNSS PPK upgrade</b> <b>solution</b> for the Aeromapper 300 and Aeromapper Talon UAV systems.<p>The GNSS PPK (Post Processing …

Drones

The Truth About Drones in Mapping and Surveying

According to 2015 statistics from the US Department of Labor, there are 44,300 surveyors in the United States. But mapping is practiced by a larger …

Geography

Agribotix integrates FarmLens agri-data platform with John Deere Operations Center

BOULDER, COLORADO – Agribotix, an industry leader in drone-enabled agricultural intelligence, announced it is now integrated with the John Deere …

John Deere

Drought analysis for farmers using drone technology

An unusually dry summer with drought-like conditions is making headlines across the East Coast and Midwest, and has farmers wondering what they can …

Drought

Australian RPAS technology sector gets AU$1 million boost from government

<i>QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA –</i> Advance Queensland, a Queensland Government business initiative, announced a one million Australian Dollar investment into …

Business (Australia)

Purdue students launch agricultural drone startup to help reduce farming costs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Aerial Agriculture LLC, a startup company launched by <b>Purdue University</b> students, aims to revolutionize the agricultural …

Agriculture