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Seed-sowing drones help with reforestation

The unmanned aerial vehicles could improve access to mountainous terrain and rapidly disperse many more seeds than planting by hand, experts say.
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One man and his drone: ‘My hope is to shut down the coal industry’

How a citizen vigilante in West Virginia uses his drone to uncover polluters who’d rather stay hidden.

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High-efficiency silicon solar cells go on a roll

Lightweight and flexible, these solar cells could power airships and drones, or be easily integrated into electric vehicles and building facades
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Seed-planting drones are reforesting Canada with lightning speed

By dropping five seed pods per second onto wildfire-scarred lands, aerial tree planting is quickly creating biodiverse forests from the sky.
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This scientist uses drones and algorithms to save whales — and the rest of the ocean

Ocean scientist Douglas McCauley is working to protect an increasingly-industrialized sea by showing what’s happening under the waves — before it's too late.
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Drones, AI being used in climate change research at new centre on P.E.I.

UPEI's new centre dedicated to fighting and adapting to climate change houses multiple research projects, with topics ranging from environmentally efficient farming, to coastal erosion and rising sea levels.
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75 years on, the doomsday clock keeps ticking

The iconic graphic of a timepiece originated as a nuclear warning. It updates its time on Thursday amid threats like climate change and pandemics.