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Illegal Drones?

Since 18 months ago, companies that use drones for commercial purposes have to have the authorization of Civil Aviation (DGAC), however, to date only seven have the green light to do so. Another 11 companies are in the middle of the procedures and expect that...

With drones and lasers, Costa Rica seeks to track its forests

SAN JOSE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Costa Rica has long monitored its forests and the carbon they hold but it hopes to soon have a cheaper and more effective way to do it: By drone. Deep Forest, a project backed by environmental group Fundecor, semi-conductor...

Drones confirm importance of Costa Rican waters for sea turtles

(Duke University) Hundreds of thousands of sea turtles come ashore to lay their eggs during mass-nesting events at Ostional National Wildlife Refuge on Costa Rica's Pacific coast, making it one of the most important nesting beaches in the world. Now aerial drones are giving scientists...

Uber From Taxis To Food Delivery

Uber is diversifying its services in Costa Rica to food delivery on demand (comida express in Spanish), moving in on the local startup, GoPato, already specializing in the field. Uber in Costa Rica will be launching soon UberEATS, a service that is already in 29...

Drones Will Deliver Medicine To Remote Areas of Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) Eight remote towns in Talamanca and  Valle La Estrella starting in 2017 will receive drugs via drones, thanks to a new government program by the Ministry of Health. Operated by the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS), clinics (Ebais)  in the remote communities will receive...

Civil Aviation Proposes Regulations For Commercial Use of Drones in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - The Civil Aviation Authority (Dirección General de Aviación Civil) is proposing regulating the use commercial uses of drones, forcing operators to possess technical records, operating manuals and a policy against damage to third parties. The rules which the Civil Aviation Authority intends to...

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