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deforestation

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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

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After Facebook backlash, Nestle steps up sustainability

A Facebook campaign led to a PR disaster for Nestle, and now the food giant is cutting ties to companies that contribute to deforestation in their harvesting of palm oil.

By May 17, 2010

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By royal (friend) request: Prince Charles to use MySpace

The heir to the throne is to use MySpace for the first time -- but he won't be signing up personally to the social network. It'll be used to premier a new film on deforestation

By May 5, 2009

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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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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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Wonderbag Portable Slow Cooker

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January 29, 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