ScienceIf you work in the forestry industry, then you'd better know that you're cutting down the right type of trees. With this is mind, Finnish researchers have created a new laser-based tree classification system.
A new study taking stock of the planet's intact landscapes has painted an alarming picture, revealing that since the early 1990's almost one tenth of the globe's wilderness areas have been lost to human development.
Planting trees in remote forest locations is a slow, laborious process that still relies on humans with shovels to do all the work. DroneSeed wants to drastically modernize that process by employing squadrons of drones to plant seeds, spray for invasive species, and monitor the tree growth process.