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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Satellites being used to track illegal logging, rosewood trafficking in Madagascar

Satellites being used to track illegal logging, rosewood trafficking in Madagascar

Date : 28th January 2010, Source : Mongabay



Analysts in Europe and the United States are using high resolution satellite imagery to identify and track shipments of timber illegally logged from rainforest parks in Madagascar. The images could be used to help prosecute traders involved in trafficking and put pressure companies using rosewood from Madagascar.

http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0128-madagascar.html





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