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NASA, Google Earth catch North Korea logging protected area

Date : 18th May 2010, Source : Mongabay



Employing satellite data from NASA and Google Earth, Guofan Shao, a professor of geo-eco-informatics at Purdue University, has established that North Korea is logging Mount Paekdu Biosphere Reserve. Since North Korea is off-limits to most researchers, Shao has turned to open-access satellite data to monitor deforestation on the UN designated Man and Biosphere region.

http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0517-hance_nkorea.html





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