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Drones Reforesting The Planet Faster Than Humans

There are a number of reasons why we need to reforest Planet Earth. Less than one fifth of the Earth’s original forests have survived the rise of the human race since the last glaciation. The biggest effect from loss of forests is loss of habitat and the resultant loss of… Read More

5 Ways Drones Are Improving Our Lives

Technology is consistently developing and improving the way in which we live our lives. However, it has become increasingly apparent that drones are becoming key in changing the world as we know it. More and more people are beginning to understand the true potential of this incredible form of technology. Read More

10 Ways Drones Are Being Used In The Classroom

A new report from Samsung’s Alternative Careers Guide, released last week, found that 16-to-18-year-olds are no longer interested in traditional jobs such as becoming an accountant, teacher or lawyer, but were more interested in digital roles – with a drone operator being amongst the top ten most popular dream… Read More

Drones & Commercial Roofing Inspections

When inspecting, assessing, and repairing commercial roofing, it can often be difficult to get a full picture of actual conditions and what work needs to be performed. An on-site inspection can be done, however even professionals may not be able to detect small cracks and other problems that have not… Read More

Drone Surveying – Everything You Need To Know

Drones are continually proving to be powerful commercial tools, simultaneously providing adopters with leaps in efficiency and safety, with the surveying and mapping industry being no exception. With their ability to capture data from above, drones have been successfully integrated into surveying workflows to perform land surveys, photogrammetry, 3D mapping,… Read More

Drones To Help Stop Locust Swarms Threatening Food Security

Within recent months, food security concerns have emerged across nations such as Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, as swarms of desert locusts devastate crops. Whilst the same level of damage is not currently being felt in Australia, the threat of infestations extends to this area also, however drone technology… Read More

Drone Imagery Predicts Root Crop Growth

Root crops such as cassava, carrots and potatoes are notoriously good at hiding disease or deficiencies which might affect their growth. Although the leaves may look green and healthy, farmers can face unexpected surprises when they go to harvest their crops. Further to this, this also poses problems for plant… Read More

Drones In Accident Reconstruction

Drones are fast becoming a go-to technology for accident reconstruction, used by law enforcement, insurance companies and lawyers trying to establish blame after a crash. One of the biggest benefits in using a drone for accident reconstruction is that it significantly reduces the amount of time needed to collect a… Read More

Scientists Turn To Drones To Clean Up Plastic Polluted Rivers

Scientists from Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) have been working on a massive global pollution survey at sites around the world to better understand the problem so that they can work to find effective solutions. Within Asia, the Mekong River flows through… Read More

Drones Part Of The Mining Industry’s Growing Use Of Technology

A Canadian Mining organisation, Westmoreland Mining Holdings LLC’s Estevan, has recently shared their experience of adopting drones within their day to day activities, commenting that the technology has made mining operations more efficient. Mohsin Hashmi, Junior Mining Engineer at Westmoreland, has been working with drones for just over… Read More

Drone Deploying Sterile Mosquitoes Could Stop Spread Of Insect-Borne Illness

According to a proof of concept experiments conducted by a multi-institutional research team, drone deployment of sterile mosquitoes could accelerate efforts to control their populations and reduce insect-borne disease. Mosquitoes are a public health hazard around the world, spreading infections like malaria to millions and causing countless deaths and health… Read More

Ten Reasons To Insure With Coverdrone

Coverdrone is a comprehensive aviation insurance product for both the commercial and recreational drone industry, offering bespoke protection. Below we have highlighted ten reasons why thousands of drone operators choose to insure with Coverdrone, and why you may wish to consider us at your next renewal… Flexible Policy Periods Coverdrone… Read More