4 03, 2019

Drones Unlock the Ocean’s Secrets

By |2019-03-24T23:01:47+01:00March 4th, 2019|Categories: Aerial Photography, Aerial Video and Filming, Boats and Shipping|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Aerial surveying of the marine environment is not a new phenomenon with scientist, conservationists and researchers having long relied upon aerial images as a means of gathering data from the open oceans. However, advances in drone technology have meant that this data gathering can now be carried out faster, more regularly and far cheaper than when manned flights were required.  The quality of the imagery and footage, both transmitted in real time and stored for later review can also reduce the need for large observation teams and reveal hidden details that would be difficult to [...]

9 02, 2019

Drones Used in Conservation Efforts

By |2019-03-19T21:15:54+01:00February 9th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

There are a lot of drones being used in conservation work around the world as they provide a fast, affordable and non invasive way to monitor and assess wildlife populations in their natural environment. However, the conservation group that are charged with preserving the incredibly valuable environment of the Galapagos Islands are really pushing drone use into new territories with their latest innovation. An invasion of brown and black rats has been seriously depleting the populations of the rare nesting birds that call the Islands their home and it was vital that action be taken to [...]