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NY Deploys Drones In Woods, Beaches To Protect Environment

Unmanned drones are helping New York state environmental workers respond to oil spills and discover remote bat hibernation sites. The Department of Environmental Conservation said Monday they have 22 unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, deployed around the state. Officials say … Continue reading

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Drones to fight skeeters?

The city’s insect control branch hopes to use a drone to help fight mosquitoes. The branch is asking council’s innovation committee for $36,500 to buy an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly referred to as a drone, which it expects could … Continue reading

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Thermal Camera-Equipped UAVs Help Save Bambi Before Harvest

By pairing a thermal camera with an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), a student at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), a research institution in Switzerland, has come up with a way to spot fawns in the grass before a … Continue reading

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What are drones good for? Common commercial applications of drones in agriculture, business and the military

Considered to be one of the most resourceful and multipurpose innovations of the century, drones have managed to perforate numerous segments of the global economic sphere. Having uses in fields ranging from filmmaking to farming, drones have managed to capture … Continue reading

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