Smartphones help detect illegal deforestation in real-time

Smartphones help detect illegal deforestation in real-time

ga('send', 'event', 'Eco & Sustainability', 'article', 'article-industry-impression', {nonInteraction: true});ga('send', 'event', 'Non-profit, Social cause', 'article', 'article-industry-impression', {nonInteraction: true});

Illegal logging is a problem around the world, and we’ve already seen the Malaysia Forestry Department employ RFID tags to track trees if they’re felled. Now environmental charity Rainforest Connection wants to be able to detect criminals in action in real-time, by hanging solar-powered smartphones from trees.

Add to my folders:

Select any pre-existing folders to add the current post to. Posts will be added to a 'default' folder if nothing is selected.

Create a new folder (Optional)

Separate with commas to add multiple folders. The current post is automatically added to any new folders you create (e.g. my new folder, my second folder).


Remove from my folders

Below is a list of folders where the current post appears in. Select the folder you wish to remove it from.


Join the Discussion