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Climate change: Technology boosts efforts to curb tree loss in Amazon

Climate change: Technology boosts efforts to curb tree loss in Amazon

Technology can help indigenous communities to significantly curb deforestation, according to a new study.

Indigenous people living in the Peruvian Amazon were equipped by conservation groups with satellite data and smartphones.

They were able to reduce tree losses by half in the first year of the project.

Reductions were greater in communities facing threats from illegal gold mining, logging and drugs.

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