Climate change: Technology boosts efforts to curb tree loss in Amazonon July 12, 2021 at 11:01 pm

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Smartphones and satellite data help indigenous people in the Peruvian Amazon to limit deforestation.

“Over the next decade, if nothing changes, indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin are projected to lose 4.4 million hectares of rainforest, mostly to outsiders who encroach on their territories to cut down trees,” says Cameron Ellis, with the Rainforest Foundation US, who helped facilitate the study.

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