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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Brazil eyes microchips in trees for forest management

Brazil eyes microchips in trees for forest management

Date : 11th October 2010, Source : Reuters Link to News Story



NOVA MUTUM, Brazil (Reuters) - A chainsaw buzzes, branches snap, and an Amazon tree crashes to the ground. It could be just another of the thousands of trees felled each year in Brazil's portion of the world's largest forest except for one detail: a microchip attached to its base holding data about its location, size and who cut it down.

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE69A1XX20101011





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