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...

UAF uses unmanned aerial vehicles for dangerous research

Extreme climate and geography can cause problems for researchers throughout the Alaska wilderness. Because of this, scientists risk life and limb when collecting data...

Eye in sky filming our rubbish shame

BY MILES KEMP News.com.au AUSTRALIA'S beaches are being filmed like never before and the pictures do not make pretty viewing. Armed with a remote-controlled helicopter nicknamed...

Conservation Drones take Flight

Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com  Conservationists have converted a remote-controlled plane into a potent tool for conservation. Using seed funding from the National Geographic Society, The Orangutan...

Pygmy Rabbits Landscape

The U.S. Geological Survey, Boise State University and the University of Idaho are partnering to use UAS technology to gather data on the landscape...