Drones Flying High as New Tool for Field Biologists

Science  02 May 2014:
Vol. 344, Issue 6183, pp. 459
DOI: 10.1126/science.344.6183.459

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As price tags for drones fall, field biologists have begun using unmanned aerial vehicles for, among other things, developing more accurate wildlife censuses, mapping migration corridors, and cracking down on poachers.

  • * Richard Schiffman is a writer based in New York City.