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Friday, October 4, 2013

Pacific's Palau mulls drone patrols to monitor waters

Pacific's Palau mulls drone patrols to monitor waters
Koror, Palau (AFP) Oct 04, 2013 - The tiny Pacific nation of Palau says it hopes to use drone patrols to deter illegal fishermen from using its vast territorial waters in what officials believe is a world-first use for the technology. Palau has an exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of 630,000 square kilometres (240,000 square miles) - roughly the size of France - but only one patrol boat, making it a prime target for illegal tr ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Pacifics_Palau_mulls_drone_patrols_to_monitor_waters_999.html

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