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Drones change the way advocates protect the environment

Riverkeepers, researchers and volunteer monitors have long kept an eye on water quality from the ground and from the river. But, with the help of technology that’s suddenly far more accessible, they’re taking to the skies, too. Unmanned aerial vehicles, … Continue reading

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Canadian drone company eyes Houston oil & gas market for expansion

A Canadian drone company specializing in performing oil and natural gas pipeline inspections has set up shop in downtown Houston, where the unmanned aerial vehicle operator hopes to expand its presence in Texas. Markham, Ontario-based SkyX said its Houston office … Continue reading

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High-tech drones target sick cows in Texas research

Drones equipped with thermal imaging cameras have been buzzing over a feedlot near Amarillo lately as researchers develop test methods to identify feverish animals before they show symptoms of illness, like eating less feed, or infecting other animals. Scientists within … Continue reading

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Drones, 3D App Could Improve Inspections for Aging Bridges

More than 54,000 of the 612,677 bridges in the U.S. have at least one key element that is in poor or worse condition, according to a 2018 bridge deficiency report conducted by the Federal Highway Administration. To address the critical … Continue reading

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