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An early warning system for locating forest loss

A satellite-based alert system can now detect fine-scale deforestation in near-real time, enabling managers or rangers in tropical forests to respond to early stages of deforestation. Anyone can now register…
The Amazon rainforest along southeastern Peru's Tambopata River, seen from above.

Crowdsourcing the forest for the trees

A pair of drones and the efforts of nearly 3,000 volunteers have helped scientists carry out a detailed study of the trees within a 400-hectare (1,000-acre) patch of the Amazon,…
The Amazon rainforest along southeastern Peru's Tambopata River, seen from above.
Female bear with cubs observe a visitor

Spot the pattern: Whisker-prints and citizen science

Recent advancements in technology and social media have spurred the growth of citizen science, a phenomenon through which non-scientists contribute to the collection of scientific data. According to Nature, results…
Female bear with cubs observe a visitor
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