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Drones: Wildlife Difficulty or Poaching Deterrent?

Drones: Wildlife Difficulty or Poaching Deterrent?

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 14, 2017 0

Drones have become popular conservation tools. The Bureau of Land Management, the Department of the Interior and the U.S. Geological Survey have all used unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to monitor wildlife populations or to

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A Drone Crashed in Yellowstone: Do We Need Tighter Security in Our National Parks?

A Drone Crashed in Yellowstone: Do We Need Tighter Security in Our National Parks?

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 9, 2014 13

Anyone who has visited Yellowstone National Park can attest to the beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, a body of water that has a deep, brilliant blue color at its center and measures 370 feet

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Drones over Dolphins

Drones over Dolphins

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 3, 2014 25

Drones. The word conjures up reconnaissance missions and surveillance — even, perhaps, missiles and bombs. Like something out of a science fiction novel, these unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVS) are controlled either by “pilots” from

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WWF Nepal Launches Conservation Drones

WWF Nepal Launches Conservation Drones

Lisa Poppleton June 28, 2012 0

On June 12, 2012, World Wildlife Fund Nepal successfully tested two drones designed to monitor animals and keep a lookout for poachers in Chitwan National Park.  With a two-meter wingspan and a 25-km range, the

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