Drones, Citizen Science, and El Niño Monitoring of California’s Coastline

Eric Cheng I’m writing about an exciting citizen science project that fits strongly into the “Drones Are Good” message—an idea many of us in the...

Warsaw University of Technology Mission in the Antarctic

It only takes seven meters for them to lift up in the air and their main goal is to check the population of penguins...

UAV Reveals Killer Whales in Striking Detail

One of the populations of killer whales that spends part of the year around the San Juan Islands north of Seattle is called the...

Siberian scientists design drone for extreme Arctic climate

TASS/. Scientists of the Omsk State Technical University have created an unmanned aircraft for the work in the extreme conditions of the Arctic region,...

UAS for animal distribution studies

Seville, Spain, Doñana Biological Station, CSIC. A team led by the Doñana Biological Station, Spanish National Research Council (DBS, CSIC) has used Unmanned Aircraft Systems...

Camera catches drone scaring Wellington Point ospreys away from chick

Ellen-Maree ElliotQuest Newspapers A DRONE that forced a pair or parent ospreys to leave their nest and their chick has been caught on camera. Wellington Point...

Sampling CO2 and methane over Ascension Island using UAVs

A team of scientists and engineers have been able to sample methane and CO2 gases in the remote South Atlantic thanks to the redesign...

Cold Spot – Using a drone to count grey seals in Canada

When Duke University researchers wanted to try counting seals with a drone, they headed to Canada with two senseFly eBees and several types of...

Two drone pilots ticketed for ‘Orca Protection Violations’

By Amy Clancy Two men, including one from Mercer Island, have been issued tickets by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife for violating a protected...

Drone flights overhead cause stress for black bears, study says

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...