A Peruvian programme is using drones to help put urban settlements on the map (quite literally), in a bid to improve housing rights and climate change resilience for underserved local residents.
Non-profit organisation WeRobotics is harnessing the power of technology transfer, knowledge sharing and local expertise - working together with people in the Global South to use drones for positive impact.
These days, fishing is a high tech business. So is whaling. And so is activism against whaling.
In an effort to thwart Japanese whalers, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has two ships -- the Steve Irwin and the Bob Barker -- outfitted with drones that can fly out to find ships and get information about them.