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Counting trees to save the woods: using big data to map deforestation

By Nigel Sizer, Loretta Cheung and James Anderson Photo by -bjornsphoto-. License information here. Forests provide benefits few of us appreciate. They store carbon and mitigate the impacts of climate change, preserve biodiversity and ecosystem stability. They provide resources we all use, and more than a billion people around the world depend on forests directly […]