Conservation

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…

UAVs to Be Banned in Arctic, Antarctic

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by By MarEx This week two major associations representing tour operators in the Arctic and Antarctic respectively, have stated that they will not allow visitors to bring recreational Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) into the regions. The International Association of Antarctic…

Revolutionary sUAS utilization for oil spill in Israel

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by Upon approval of the local civilian aviation authority, the Trans-Israel Pipeline and the Israel Nature and Parks Authority operated Bladeworx’ lightweight UAV’s for dealing with an extreme oil spill at the Evrona Nature Reserve near Eilat in southern Israel.…