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Peru’s Indigenous tribes use tech tools to track Amazon deforestation

Peru Amazon deforestation

Bogota, ColombiaThomson Reuters Foundation Peruvian Indigenous groups equipped with remote sensing technology and satellite-based alerts have been helping to track and report forest loss in the Amazon as drug trafficking fuels deforestation, research published on Monday showed. Members of nearly 40 Indigenous communities in Peru’s northern border region of Loreto were trained to use smartphone […]