Drones to Monitor North Queensland Beaches for Box Jellyfish #drone #droneday
Drones have been used to monitor whales, crocodiles, koalas, sharks, sea lions, sea turtles and more in Australia so it comes as no surprise that drones could assist in protecting humans and box jellyfish from one another, via ABC:
The drones would use cameras that would feed vision back to operators on the ground who would be able to see if a school of jellyfish was making its way towards beachgoers.
As box jellyfish don’t hunt in isolation but clusters, they are visible from the air.
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