Tag: aerial imagery

June 20, 2018

WSB: Drones gauge wild pigs’ damage to crops

To help manage crop damage caused by feral hogs (Sus scrofa), researchers in Mississippi recently developed a quick, automated system using drone imagery. “When you look from a birds-eye view...

February 27, 2018

Duck! It’s a drone!

The use of drones in the wildlife field has soared over the last five years, from tracking polar bear activity in the Arctic to fighting rhino poaching in South Africa....

December 27, 2017

Drones help monitor Antarctic seals

Drones have recently taken the wildlife world by storm, following everything from deer to whales over land and water to gather information on their populations with minimal disturbance. Now researchers...