Tag Archives: Environment and Conservation

How are drones helping repair forests after wildfires?

Tree-planting is one of the best ways to help a forest regrow after a wildfire, and its also one of the best ways to curb carbon emissions. But it’s a job that requires a great degree of intelligence in order … Continue reading

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife using an eye in the sky to watch over wildlife

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is now able to use a drone to keep a watchful eye on wildlife. Donning a set of hi-res goggles while handling the sensitive controls, a CPW officer recently got an overhead look at bighorn sheep … Continue reading

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Scientists track sharks with everyday drones

Small consumer drones can be used to detect and monitor marine megafauna (big sea animals, basically) in shallow waters, according to new research from North Carolina State University. The team has shown that a quadcopter drone can be an affordable, … Continue reading

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Swarms of Drones Can Now Plant Trees in Areas Devastated by Fires

Northern California’s Camp Fire was the deadliest to hit the U.S. in the past century, and while we can never replace the human lives lost, we do have the opportunity to restore the forests consumed by the blaze. Unfortunately, planting … Continue reading

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