Monday, April 5, 2010

Illegal Logging and Rosewood Trafficking in Madagascar Case Study at GeoEye.com

"High-resolution Satellite Imagery Reveals Illegal Logging and Rosewood Trafficking in Madagascar. Analysts in Europe and the United States are using high-resolution satellite imagery to identify and track shipments of timber illegally logged from rainforest parks in Madagascar. The images could be used to help prosecute traders involved in trafficking and put pressure on companies using rosewood sourced from Madagascar..."




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