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How space is being used to track South Africa's critically endangered ecosystem

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South Africa's renosterveld used to be home to large mammals like black rhinos. After decades of farming, the natural vegetation has all but disappeared under the plough to be replaced with crops like wheat and barley. Only an estimated five percent is left -- mostly small fragments persisting on privately owned farms. A new app will help conservationists monitor the landscape using satellite images.
8 months ago·South Africa

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How space is being used to track South Africa's critically endangered ecosystem

Conservationists in South Africa have developed a new app that will help them to monitor South Africa’s unique renosterveld landscapes using satellite images to detect when farmers are illegally encroaching into this critically endangered ecosystem.

8 months ago·France
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