Tag: Drones for Good

Answering an international call for help The Colombian governmental agency coordinating the response, Unidad Nacional para la Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres (UNGRD) sent an...

Last week, I wrote about drone traffic management systems and legal hurdles to the drone superhighway. If you haven't already read part one and...

A FOUR PART SERIES Last week, I wrote about how the groundwork is being laid as we speak for a drone superhighway. If you haven't...

After Rwanda made waves in the news early last year for allegedly being the first country to approve drone delivery, people payed attention. The...

The Dutch start-up Avy has been selected from more than a thousand contestants as a finalist in the international drone competition ‘Drones for good’...

Today the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) will hold an expert panel meeting on the role of science, technology,...

This past September, the Alpine Ranger District of the US Forest Service hosted the first Agency contracted Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) flight to evaluate forest...

Few technologies have undergone as radical a change as drones. Where five years ago, drones were mainly seen as an instrument of war, today...

The English Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) is constantly working to improve how they respond to incidents and how to make sure...

Most of the time, when you have to build a refugee camp, you have to do so in a hurry. In a typical scenario...

Drones are becoming one of the most sought after flying machines after jets and UFOs (!), loved by humans due to fact they are very...

Haiti is both one of the poorest and one of the most disaster prone countries in the world. In addition to the devastating 2010...

In November 2013, the Philippines experienced one of the strongest and deadliest tropical cyclones ever recorded. Typhoon Haiyan resulted in well over 6,000 deaths...

In May 2014, the worst flooding in the Balkans in 120 years caused massive damage and triggered landslides. In Bosnia Herzegovina these landslides and...

Following a series of severe earthquakes in 2015, many communities in Nepal struggled to rebuild their homes and  lives. Aerial imagery can be helpful...

Few areas in the world as hard to penetrate as the dense jungles of Papua New Guinea. Roads are difficult to navigate under the...

With an estimated population of about 5 million and an annual growth of 8 per cent, Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, is Africa’s fastest...

It's a vision for reducing the carbon footprint of modern transport, from consumer goods to emergency medicine. Project Wing is building the next generation of...

Due to the continued use of drone strikes by the military, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are often associated more with ending lives than saving...

Designer and entrepreneur Massoud Hassani hopes to rid the planet of its estimated 100 million buried land mines within 10 years. That's why several...