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Drones are most often associated with assassinations in remote regions of Pakistan and Yemen but in Peru, unmanned aircraft are being used to monitor crops and study ancient ruins. Forget Reapers and Predators -- the drones used here are hand-held ...
Global Post · 12/31/2014
Recently-released drone footage shows just how bad Greenpeace’s recent stunt caused to the ancient Nazca lines in Peru, and authorities are saying it may be hundreds or even thousands of years before the damage is done. Last week, according to this ...
The Inquisitr · 12/16/2014
En Perú son muchos los que critican la contaminación generada por la minería, así que una ingeniera diseñó un 'drone' para realmente conocer la dimensión del problema.
CNN · 6/1/2015
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Using $5000 dollar wing drones, custom designed by a Wake Forest University graduate student, the Amazon Basin Conservation Association in Peru is catching deforestation as it happens—giving them a greater shot at stopping loggers in their tracks.
Inhabitat · 6/13/2015
Scientists have employed drones to monitor wild yaks in China and endangered orangutans in Indonesia. Archeologists are using them in Peru. In Kenya, game wardens use them with infrared cameras to watch for poachers at night. In total, the Association …
The Vancouver Sun · 1/31/2014
Drones may have an important role to play in protecting rain forests by helping catch illegal loggers. In the Amazon rainforest in Peru, a conservation team is using drones to patrol hotspots, FastCoexist.com said. "Because it's such an incredibly remote ...
GMA Network · 6/16/2015
Forest guardians can't be everywhere at once, and that's why drones are coming in to help. It might be illegal to cut down a tree in certain parts of Peru's Amazon rainforest, but that doesn't mean it's hard to do. With limited resources, official patrols ...
Co.EXIST · 6/3/2015
Take the Amazon Basin Conservation Association for example, who use a custom drone to fly above the rain forest in Peru, scanning for illegal logging and mining taking place, both of which damage the local ecosystem. The group uses a custom made …
SlashGear · 6/8/2015
Other drones fly at high altitudes to forecast storms and predict their intensity. Now an archeologist in Peru, Dr. Castillo, has started using drones to identify and protect important archeological sites, by providing an aerial view that can be ...
Manila Bulletin · 9/28/2014
work and protect sites from squatters, builders and miners. Small drones have been helping a growing number of researchers produce three-dimensional models of Peruvian sites instead of the usual flat maps - and in days and weeks instead of months and …
Chicago Tribune · 8/25/2013