Tinder style app lets citizen scientists further understand deforestation

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Deforestation is one of the more important, yet often under-appreciated, of environmental issues, both for the climate change benefits trees offer but also the huge biodiversity benefits to species around the world.

I wrote earlier this year about an attempt to use big data and AI to improve our understanding of deforestation.  Orbital Insight take satellite images of forestation around the world and use smart AI algorithms to identify threatened areas before potential deforestation can take place.

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