Using Satellites To Stop Forest Destruction in its Tracks

Forests are often described as the lungs of our planet. They’re home to countless animal and plant species, provide humans with oxygen and food, and help stave off the effects of global warming. Yet we as a species are constantly imperiling these vital ecosystems.

http://www.wired.com/2015/04/using-smart-satellites-to-monitor-deforestation-from-space/

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Michael Coghlan (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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