IUCN: Upcycled smartphones installed in Indonesia to fight illegal logging and poaching

Take a look into how Rainforest Connection’s project in Indonesia is effectively fighting illegal logging and poaching – issues that have plagued the region for years. The acoustic monitoring devices listen to the sounds of the rainforest and send real-time alerts to rangers on the ground when they detect the sound of chainsaws or vehicles, the sound of illegal logging. RFCx’s team trains rangers on how to use the devices and software to ensure the technology is used effectively.

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