Smartphones Hung From Trees Alert Rangers To Illegal Logging

Smartphones Hung From Trees Alert Rangers To Illegal Logging
technology

Using audio recognition software, old solar-powered phones can pick up sounds from chainsaws.

Ryan Gerhardt
  • 11 june 2013

While rainforests cover less than 2% of the Earth’s surface, it is estimated that they are home to half of the world’s animal and plant species. Unfortunately, in places like Indonesia which has the world’s third largest rainforest, illegal logging and deforestation causes the loss of millions of hectares.

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