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 to know exactly where and how to plant the seeds, as well as a lot of back-breaking manual labor. Human tree-planters, therefore, are few and far between and don’t stay on the job for very long. The solution: Get drones to do it.

Seattle-based startup DroneSeed is the first company to receive FAA approval to perform unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) operations with payloads of over 55 lbs … | Dec. 4, 2018

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