Drones killing birds: What can be done?

The lack of regulation around drones has caused the death of countless and precious birds, writes Dr Peter Fisher.

CANBERRA RESIDENTS recently woke to the news that their streets and neighbourhoods were soon to be graced by Google’s drone delivery system.  It was touted as a world first, an unspoken sense of pride that the city was moving on from being an epicentre of political intrigue to something resembling a Sidewalk Labs landscape.

Amid the buzz, it’s a fair guess that few would have stopped to countenance  – aside from a possible unwelcome interruption to their backyard barbies or the noise of whirling blades – what that tech-savvy future could hold for the wild inhabitants of their skies.

Read the full story at The Independent Australia website.

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