Drones Now Used To Study The Endangered Species

October 20, 2014 4:51 PM

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Human interference with endangered species has been well documented, often causing the further demise of species that are fighting for their very existence. While conservationists have the desire to do what they can to support the resurgence of endangered species, the steps required for this often require an invasive presence in the animals’ habitat.

Recent advancements in technology however are allowing researchers to increase the efficiency of their study of endangered species. Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA) have begun using unmanned aerial drones to take a closer look at killer whales in the Arctic O...

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