A View from Space Can Save the Trees

For government agencies and conservation groups, protecting forests can be a tall order. Their resources often don’t allow them to cover the sheer amount of acreage they need to monitor, and there are a lot of places to conceal damaging and illegal activity.

But it’s hard to hide destructive practices from eyes in space.

That’s the idea behind GLAD, the Global Land Analysis and Discovery system.[…]

Read the full article at: https://grow.cals.wisc.edu/departments/field-notes/a-view-from-space-can-save-the-trees