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...

Atlantic Coast Conservancy first land trust to nab FAA approval for conservation-related drone use

Kelli Dugan With a little legal help from Mobile's own Hand Arendall LLC, the Atlantic Coast Conservancy Inc. became on May 11 the first nonprofit land trust to...

Drones to monitor 3D woody crops and measuring the area, height and volume of...

ImaPing Research Group (www.ias.csic.es/en/imaping), led by Dr. Francisca López-Granados of the Institute for Sustainable Agriculture from Cordoba, a center of the Spanish National Research...

Sea Robot and Drone Survey Nassau Sound

~ First of its kind collaboration to collect data in Nassau Sound Aquatic Preservation Area ~ NASSAU SOUND, FL. On Jun 19th, scientists and technology...

Drone imagery helps map flood risk

The use of aerial surveys from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has proved effective in mapping flood risk for the Environment Agency at the River...

Alaska researchers study sea otters with unmanned aircraft

by Sue Mitchell Watching marine life to gather data about behavior and abundance can be tedious and time-consuming for researchers, but recent studies indicate unmanned...

Eyes In The Sky: Foam Drones Keep Watch On Rain Forest Trees

Jason Beaubien A couple of toy planes are out to catch illegal loggers and miners in the Amazon. It's an awesome responsibility. Every year, illegal logging and...

UAVs to Be Banned in Arctic, Antarctic

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...

Ex-Nasa man to plant one billion trees a year using drones

CHRISTOPHER HOOTON A drone start-up is going to counter industrial scale deforestation using industrial scale reforestation. BioCarbon Engineering wants to use drones for good, using the technology...