Conservation

Drone flights overhead cause stress for black bears, study says

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by By Lisa Johnson, CBC News Drones operated by researchers may have unintended consequences for wildlife, warns the lead author of a new study showing the buzzing of unmanned aerial vehicles overhead can leave black bears stressed, with racing hearts. Researchers flew drones about 20 metres above black bears that…

Sea Robot and Drone Survey Nassau Sound

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by ~ First of its kind collaboration to collect data in Nassau Sound Aquatic Preservation Area ~ NASSAU SOUND, FL. On Jun 19th, scientists and technology companies partnered with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) to passively survey the…

Drone imagery helps map flood risk

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by The use of aerial surveys from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has proved effective in mapping flood risk for the Environment Agency at the River Mole in Surrey. UAVs – commonly known as drones – are growing in popularity as…