Researchers launch tool that predicts Amazon deforestation a year before it happens

Researchers have developed a methodology for accurately predicting where deforestation will occur in the Amazon up to a year in advance, enabling law enforcement agencies and officials to take preventative action before trees are actually chopped down, a forestry expert told mongabay.com on the sidelines of the Skoll World Forum for Social Entrepreneurship.

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Researchers launch tool that predicts Amazon deforestation a year before it happens