May 13, 2021

Researchers are building a robotic lionfish exterminator

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By Sean Buckley From engadget We joke around a lot about bringing about a horrific robot apocalypse, but let’s get real: sometimes, building a killer robot is just the right thing to do. Well, at least when those robots are being used to cull invasive species. Researchers at Robots In Service of the Environment (RISE) are […]

Prototype robot to cull invasive lionfish tested off Bermuda

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From Caribbean News Now LONDON, England — A US non-profit company has designed an innovative method of controlling the spread of lionfish threatening to devastate fish stocks and coral reef ecosystems in warmer ocean waters. Robots In Service of the Environment (RISE) joined deep ocean research charity, Nekton, on its maiden voyage in the North […]