Iceland deploys drones to fight massive fish dumping problem

Iceland fish drones

The introduction of drones in monitoring fishing fleets in Iceland has uncovered a far vaster occurrence of the illicit, environmentally damaging practice of dumping unwanted catches back into the ocean than officials had suspected.

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Black hole: Drone videos of Iceland volcano with no lava

We’ve shown you that Iceland volcano in many permutations: ferociously erupting and sending lava soaring, gently bubbling like some tangerine soup, and oozing lava at a steady rate. But this is the first time we’ve seen it like this: New drone videos show that the Iceland volcano has run dry, with no lava… at least for a little bit.

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A stunning, really stunning, drone video road trip of Iceland

This drone photograph of a stunning Iceland road trip won the People’s Choice Award at the British Photography Awards. But if you think this still is amazing, wait until you see the Iceland road trip video.

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Drone sheep herding finally makes its way to Iceland

Finally, Iceland has caught up with the rest of the world when it comes to herding sheep. Instead of using old-fashioned dogs, most modern farmers have moved on to drones or so it seems. Ólafur Ólafsson, a farmer in Iceland has caught up to this trend and has been experimenting with the use of a drone to herd his sheep in the cold and snowy highlands of Iceland. Ólafsson already confirmed to Vísir that the drone saves him a lot of work, although he wishes it could bark.

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Man flies drone through rock and into Iceland’s world of wonders [video]

Today I stumbled upon this video on Facebook, from a talented drone pilot, who on a recent trip to Iceland flew his DJI Mavic Pro through a rock and into Iceland’s world of wonders. By doing so he convinced me that;

  1. you don’t need crazy expensive gear to make amazing footage and,
  2. I need to book a flight to Iceland asap and witness the amazing landscape and scenery myself.
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Phantom 4 falls to its death into the Skógafoss Waterfall, Iceland [video]

Drones normally do not fall out the sky all of a sudden (unless maybe it’s a Karma), but every so often it does happen. As it did to Efrem. On a school trip to Iceland, he brought his drone along to capture some of Iceland’s amazing scenery. Skogafoss Waterfall was the third waterfall he was flying his drone. Then his Phantom 4 suddenly lost the connection to the controller and dropped out of the sky.

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