The conservationists and rangers of Sumatra's diverse rainforests have gained an AI ally in their fight against illegal logging.
A newly published paper outlines new models for employing satellites to better spot and investigate deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.
More than half of the contiguous remaining forests on the mainland in Southeast Asia are found in Myanmar. These forests are home to many species of animals and plants and are a source of food and protection from flooding (among other things) for the local population. Unfortunately, the rate at which these forests are being illegally cleared is increasing.