Conservation

‘Where’s Waldo’ … but for science

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By John D. Sutter, CNN (CNN) – Remember those “Where’s Waldo” books? You know, the ones featuring a bespectacled, beanstalky character dressed in a red-and-white striped shirt — and hiding in massive crowds. Objective: find him, turn page. A fascinating online project…

Unmanned hurricane plane based on Delmarva

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Molly Murray, The News Journal A mass of clouds – a weather system likely to become a tropical storm or hurricane – swirled just off the Cape Verde Islands near Africa. Thursday afternoon, it was called Invest 91 L but eventually, if…

UAV technology aids in collecting invaluable data

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The work of a computer scientist at Aberystwyth University has helped capture images of Greenland glaciers for the purpose of building digital elevation maps and gathering glaciology data for research. Dr Neal Snooke, a lecturer at the Department of Computer…

Protecting Endangered Species with UAS

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The second largest land mammal on earth, the majestic white rhino is under siege by poachers looking to make big money selling its highly coveted tusks, which in many parts of Asia are thought to contain almost magical medicinal properties.…