Map to Save Forests

Bangladesh government is going to develop a digital map of the country’s forest to build a stronger forest monitoring system. Dr. Hasan Mahmud, State Minister for Environment and Forests, said “Once we have a digital mapping of the forests, we can monitor if forests are destroyed anywhere just sitting in the ministry or the forest department. We don’t need to go to the spots physically.”

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Source:
Daily Star, http://www.thedailystar.net/newDesign/news-details.php?nid=164322

Picture taken from:
http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0328-hance_sal_forest.html

Sachiye Day, VERTICES intern

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