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.
-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