ODFW to deploy drone aircraft to monitor birds at Haystack Rock on Oregon coast

TILLAMOOK – High winds, rocky terrain, salt water and seabirds can make flying on the Oregon Coast challenging, even dangerous under the best of...

Flying eyes

Technology helps our rarest dolphin JONO GALUSZKA A Palmerston North business has provided the hardware at the centre of research into the world's rarest dolphin. Skycam UAV,...

Conservationists get bird’s eye view with high-tech toy

By Alisha Lewis New Zealand Herald A high-tech toy plane look-alike is set to gather detailed intelligence on New Zealand. And although unmanned aerial vehicles, or...

Federal officials test drone as monitor of ocean wildlife

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is conducting a demonstration off Oahu's North Shore this week of a small unmanned aircraft the agency hopes...

Moscow to patrol forests with UAVs

  Moscow, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow's Forest and Environment Protection Department will use unmanned air vehicles (UAV) systems to patrol the forested areas in...

Weed trial for ScanEagle

Insitu Pacific, the Australia-based subsidiary of Insitu Inc., announced today that it will employ its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) on behalf of the Queensland...

Unmanned aircraft to monitor animal population in Northwest Hawaiian Islands

Reported by: Manolo Morales Unmanned aircraft have played vital roles in the military and space exploration. They could soon help with preserving marine resources. It's called the...

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to aid Nepal’s Conservation Efforts

Kathmandu, Nepal – A successful test of two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), or Conservation Drones, was carried out on 12 June 2012 in Chitwan National...

FAA red tape grounds Otter Tail County, Minn.’s drone used for mapping

By: Marino Eccher, Forum Communications Grand Forks Herald FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — The foam-and-balsa-wood gizmo sitting idle in the offices of Otter Tail County isn’t exactly...

It’s a Bird AND a Plane…Observe Unmanned Aerial Survey Flight Set to Count Sandhill...

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) are routinely used by the military for reconnaissance and combat missions. However, government researchers are now testing the feasibility of...