Wildlife Stories April 6

A scientist at the Southern Cross University is using drones to monitor humpback whales due to the commercial exploitation they have faced over the last century. The drones will be used to capture key characteristics of the whales along the west and east coasts of Australia.

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Wildlife Stories March 17

The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is using DJI drones equipped with infrared cameras to detect surviving koala populations in affected areas. The drones can automatically detect the heat signal from koalas, thanks to an algorithm built by QUT researchers.

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Wildlife Stories March 4

Drones are being used on Kangaroo Island, Australia by the Humane Society International (HSI) to help with the search and rescue efforts taking place for the wildlife injured in the recent bushfires that swept the country. The drones are equipped with infrared cameras, zoom lenses, and spotlights for finding the animals, no matter what the condition.

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Wildlife Stories February 12

Drones equipped with thermal cameras are being used in Australia to locate koalas injured in the recent bushfires that devasted Australia. The drones are being utilized as a part of a collaboration between the Victorian forest and wildlife officers and the Australian defense force.

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Wildlife Stories January 28

Animal rescue group WIRES has partnered with Australian UAV to get drones into the air to measure and track the wildlife that managed to survive the devastating Australian bushfires. The Ripper Rescue Alliance has also been created and has deployed its drones to help with the massive task ahead.

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Wildlife Stories December 17, 2019

Research with drones shows that Northwest killer whales are shrinking

Research with drones shows that Northwest killer whales are shrinking in size. Drone photos show how closely the health and size of the killer whales are related to the size of their favorite prey, big chinook salmon.

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