Exposing the Invisible: Mikel Maron: Crowdsourcing satellite imagery to document deforestation

From Exposing the Invisible: Mikel Maron: Crowdsourcing satellite imagery to document deforestation. “The project Logging Roads maps roads built for logging in the Congo Basin in order to draw attention to illegal logging and deforestation. Since its launch in 2015, contributors have used satellite imagery to map 30,532 roads, revealing the vast interconnected system of deforestation which has developed over time. In this interview with Lisa Gutermuth, he discuss this project along with the differences between aerial imagery and other more traditional forms of mapping, verification and collaborative mapping.”

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