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Conservation, Wildlife Are New Roles for Drones

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, drones )

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Ever since the War On Terror was launched by the U.S. more than 10 years ago, the public has become increasingly familiar with "drones" and subsequent "drone attacks". Drones are widely known as trusty killing machines - used to obliterate suspected

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Constance F. (429)
Tuesday August 21, 2012, 11:40 am
Well that's the ticket ! Most excellent - Super spys ! " Last December, activists launched a long-range drone to locate and photograph a Japanese whaling ship." Now we just need to create and act on legislation for conservation - crossing fingers !

Giana Peranio-Paz (406)
Wednesday August 22, 2012, 12:10 am
My Company blocked the site, but from what I understand these drones can be useful in conservation.

Sam E M. (0)
Wednesday August 22, 2012, 2:48 am
Drones can be used sensibly in all sorts of wonderful ways, such as those in this article, supporting conservation and fighting terrorism.

What worries me is the possibility that in some not too distant future we'll all be under surveillance 24/7 and not even safe from observation in our own homes, whether from 'official' drones or from enemy or terrorist spy drones. We all know how quickly things can get out of hand.

Carol H. (229)
Wednesday August 22, 2012, 3:04 am
noted. thanks

Dave C. (235)
Wednesday August 22, 2012, 8:33 am
better use than in war....
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