Sustainability problem: Deforestation

Technology to prevent it : Google Forest Watch 2.0

-Interactive, real-time, forest monitoring system.

-Uses satellite technology, data sharing and human networks around the world to provide information for the better management of forests.

-Aims to address the problem by providing a better alternatives to the technologies for monitoring that exist today that are not the best as they are not real-time.

Organizational stake-holders:

-Governments of several countries: the article mentions the Brazilian and Gabonese governments, for example, who are investing millions of dollars into monitoring their forests.

3 steps to deploy:

-Create a youtube video that showcases the machine’s capabilities

-Calculate how much deforestation can be slowed through monitoring to gain credibility

-Propose the solution to the governments that need it most

Link: https://www.environmentalleader.com/2013/04/google-technology-to-help-prevent-deforestation/

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