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deforestation

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How Urthecast lets you film your party from space -- and save the rainforests too

Urthecast will tell you when the International Space Statio and its cameras are passing overhead to film your event.

By November 5, 2014

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NASA to shoot lasers at Earth's forests from space

Using tech known as lidar, a device will map forests in 3D and increase understanding of their role in the carbon cycle.

By September 9, 2014

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Google buys solar-powered drone company Titan Aerospace

Just a month after word came that Facebook was interested in the 20-person drone maker, Google snatches it up for an undisclosed sum.

By April 14, 2014

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Time-lapse images let you witness 28 years of Earth's changes

Google, NASA, and others show off dramatic time-lapse images that give a visual tour of how the Earth has evolved (and devolved) over the course of almost three decades.

By May 9, 2013

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New species of giant tarantula is as big as your face

A new species of giant venomous tarantula has been discovered in the north of Sri Lanka.

By April 9, 2013

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NASA launches Landsat Earth observation satellite

The eighth spacecraft in a four-decade-long program to monitor the planet's surface is successfully boosted into orbit, kicking off an $855 million mission.

By February 11, 2013

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Tracking deforestation in real time

Google.org, Google's philanthropic arm, has announced a cloud-based method for analyzing deforestation around the world, in a much more up-to-date manner than was previously possible.

By December 21, 2009

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Tracking deforestation in real time

At the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference, Google.org announced a cloud-based method for analyzing deforestation around the world, in a much more up-to-date manner than previously possible.

By December 15, 2009

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Google.org unveils deforestation monitor

Satellite imagery data processor unveiled at climate summit in Copenhagen could provide means to curbing detrimental deforestation.

By December 10, 2009

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Can a desert tree fight global warming?

Salt cedars native to barren deserts might combat deforestation effects and serve as an agro-friendly biofuel.

By October 27, 2011