With more areas around the globe being used for agriculture and development, elephants are increasingly at risk from poachers and other human encounters. At Kenya’s Mara Elephant Project, staff are turning to drones as a vital tool for managing these extraordinary animals.
DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today revealed the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual, a portable industrial drone equipped with powerful, side-by-side visual and thermal cameras that provide commercial pilots a reliable tool to operate better, safer and quicker in challenging environments.
As a young man, Andrew Kuster suffered a tragic injury, an accidental gunshot wound left him partially paralyzed. But Kuster didn’t let that get in the way of living a full life. He began learning how to operate drones and got his commercial license from the FAA. These days he runs Tri County Drone LLC in his native Missouri. He photographs real estate, inspects power lines, and captures Motocross highlights. He is teaching his daughter how to fly and hopes she’ll join him in the business someday.