There are thousands of satellites in orbit around our planet right now. And when it comes to protecting the environment and tracking changes in our climate, they've become indispensable too. If only there wasn't the little issue of all that space debris ... In RESET's latest special feature, we've been taking a look at the potentials - and pitfalls - of satellites and drones for a sustainable future on this planet.
Setting up sensor networks can be expensive and time consuming. A new project from the University of Washington has turned to nature for solutions.
A US startup hopes its 'mircoballoon' platform can provide aerial photography to a new host of users, including charities, farmers and rescuers.
Satellites have long been used to monitor deforestation, but how can that data be used to actively create results on the ground?
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Are photos made by satellites problematic in terms of data protection? Is there enough regulation around the use of drones? How can we ensure that remote sensing data isn't misused? We talked about all of this with data protection expert Marit Hansen.
A new U.S. Geological Survey report outlines how emerging technologies and cross-disciplinary collaborations are expected to empower new tools for managing hazards and resources.
High-tech drones are providing fast, remote medical delivery services in Africa, Europe and the US - transporting medicines, equipment, blood samples, testing devices and more. And in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, they're doubling down on their efforts.
Air Shepherd flies drones to stop poaching. To date, they’ve piloted over 4,000 missions to stop rhino and elephant poachers. In their own words, their work is “reversing the march of extinction”. Here’s how.