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Can artificial intelligence thwart forest losses in the Congo?

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GreenBiz.com

Publication Date
2017-12-20

Compared with the planet's other large tracts of tropical forests, the forests in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have remained relatively intact — although that soon may be changing. Driven by factors such as shifting cultivation (slash-and-burn agriculture), fuelwood demand, logging, mining, infrastructure development, population growth and migration, rates of forest loss in the African country have doubled over the past 15 years.

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https://www.greenbiz.com/article/can-artificial-intelligence-thwart-forest-losses-congo