News tagged with aerial survey

Wildlife of northern Central African Republic in danger

The first aerial assessment of the impact of Central African Republic's recent conflict on wildlife and other natural resources in the northern part of the country shows that wildlife populations have been depleted in large ...

dateJun 29, 2017 in Ecology
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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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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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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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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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