How can drones help environmentalists? Aerial surveys and monitoring has never been so easy or inexpensive

Dear EarthTalk: How are environmentalists putting drones to use to help further their causes?   — Joe Martin, Baltimore, MD                         Conservationists are utilizing drone or “unmanned aerial systems” (UAS) technology to gather highly detailed imagery and other environmental data that is traditionally challenging to obtain. Wildlife biologist John Takekawa and […]