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AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON: “DRONES, SATELLITES, AND MATHS TAKE DOWN POACHERS IN SOUTH AFRICA”
In 2014, 1,215 rhinos were killed in South Africa for their horns, which end up in Asia as supposed cures for a variety of ailments. An estimated 30,000 African elephants were slaughtered last year for their tusks to be turned into trinkets. The world loses three rhinos a day and an elephant every 15 minutes. Simply stated, this is an…
AIRBORNE DRONES: “4 REASONS YOUR CONSTRUCTION FIRM SHOULD (OR WILL) HIRE A DRONE SERVICE PROVIDER”
DRONE NEWS May 18, 2015 by Harry McNabb – In speaking with several architects recently, DroneLife has found drones being used in architecture and construction are becoming more and more commonplace. Many professionals within the industry expect the number of drones within the space to grow exponentially in the near future. While some companies will…
AIRBORNE DRONES FEATURE: “HOW APPS, DRONES AND SENSORS MIGHT SAVE LIONS, TIGERS AND BEARS”
SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE HOLD BIG POTENTIAL TO PULL ENDANGERED SPECIES BACK FROM THE BRINK. Anyone who has been annoyed by the slightest technology glitches in the workplace should consider what Anthony Pagano is up against in his day job. He is tasked with tracking 700-pound polar bears with high-tech collars and custom apps in the…
AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON: IN-DEPTH STUDY REVEALS HOW DRONES CAN HELP IN ALL PHASES OF A DISASTER
Though drone usage is mainly used in disaster response currently, a new report highlights the benefits of using drones in all four stages of the disaster life cycle: prevention, preparation, response and recovery. Zurich North America, a co-sponsor of the study, revealed the findings during a news conference in New Orleans recently at the Risk Insurance Management…
AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON: “WHY 2015 IS THE YEAR AGRICULTURE DRONES TAKE OFF”
Drones are expected to change how we cultivate and grow food across the country. For years now, drone advocates have cited precision agriculture—crop management that uses GPS and big data—as a way to boost crop yields and profits while resolving water and food crises. Unfortunately, for all the hype surrounding the concept drones haven’t had…