News tagged with aerial survey

Call to minimize drone impact on wildlife

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), more popularly known as drones, are increasingly employed to monitor and protect wildlife. But researchers writing in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on May 23 say that steps should ...

dateMay 23, 2016 in Ecology
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Eagles continue their advance along James River

The James River continues to be one of the best barometers of bald eagle recovery within the Chesapeake Bay and likely the nation. Not only does the breeding population continue to rise to new highs year after year, but the ...

dateJun 26, 2015 in Ecology
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Monitoring pipelines from space

Dutch company Orbital Eye has developed a service that uses satellites to monitor gas and oil pipelines. A major African pipeline operator has already signed up for the service.

dateJun 06, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Signs of hope for saiga after mass die-off

The Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan has published the results of an aerial survey of saiga, conducted in April 2016, which aimed to provide insight into the status of these beleaguered populations following ...

dateJun 17, 2016 in Ecology
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Aerial surveys can spot boll weevil hideouts

U.S. cotton growers spent $20 million to monitor and control boll weevils in 2015, and the pest continues to infest cotton in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, the southernmost cotton-producing region in the United States. To ...

dateApr 21, 2016 in Ecology
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