Wildlife Drones successfully track Swift Parrot flocks

We're super excited that we recently managed to find 60 swift parrots on Bush Heritage Australia's Tarcutta Hills Reserve which is the largest flock ever recorded on the reserve.  We also managed to radio-tag and track these fascinating birds despite their habit of feeding on nectar in the tops of very tall trees, as reported on ABC …

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Mapping Invasive Plant Species Using Drones

Due to their isolation from mainland civilisation, tropical islands have grown to become rich in biodiversity. However, this isolation has made them particularly vulnerable to the ever-changing world we live in today. One major issue that these islands are facing is the presence of invasive plant species that are threatening the existence of native populations …

Wildlife Drones tracking small, endangered migratory birds

We’re excited to be joining forces with the Riverina Local Land Services again to shed new light on the movements of small, migratory Swift Parrots within their winter range.  The Swift Parrot is one of Australia’s priority bird species for conservation action and is listed as critically endangered under the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity …

Combining Drone and GPS Data for Improved Wildlife Conservation

Drones are dramatically changing how we identify and resolve conservation issues in even the most remote areas.  A great example of the value of drones for assisting conservation efforts is highlighted by a study of proboscis monkeys in the forests of Sabah, a Malaysian state on the island of Borneo, as published by Stark and …

Inspiring and diverse World Of Drones Congress

We were surrounded by amazing and inspiring people from around the globe at the World of Drones Congress this week in Brisbane, Australia. We really enjoyed being part of the team presenting in the Environment and Conservation symposium, together with @ReneeBartolo as MC, @lianpinkoh from Conservation Drones, @DyanGibbens from Trumbull Unmanned, and Stephan Hrabar from CSIRO. With gender equity …

World of Drones Congress

We're looking forward to being inspired at the World of Drones Congress next week and networking with others involved in developing and investing in #drone technology, #environmental applications, and #innovation in business and government. @WoDCongress @dronesforgood