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  1. These drones can plant 100,000 trees a day Deforestation remains a huge problem, but drones could help solve that. Image: REUTERS/Feisal Omar 29 Jun 2017 Charlotte EdmondFormative Content It’s simple maths. We are chopping down about*15 billion*trees a year and planting about 9 billion. So there’s a net loss of 6 billion trees a year. Hand planting trees is slow and expensive. To keep pace with the tractors and bulldozers clearing vast areas of land, we need an industrial-scale solution. For example, a drone that can plant up to 100,000 trees a day. [ATTACH]222087[/ATTACH] BioCarbon Engineering, a UK-based company backed by drone manufacturer Parrot, has come up with a method of planting trees quickly and cheaply. Not only that, trees can also be planted in areas that are difficult to access or otherwise unviable. Planting by drone First a drone scans the topography to create a 3D map. Then the most efficient planting pattern for that area is calculated using algorithms. A drone loaded with germinated seeds fires pods into the ground at a rate of*one per second, or about 100,000 a day. Scale this up and 60 drone teams could plant 1 billion trees a year. Have you read?Deforestation is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity - here’s one way to stop itSave the forests? There's now a deforestation-tracking app for thatWe need to save Africa’s forests. Here’s how The system’s engineers estimate that their method is about 10 times faster and only 20% of the cost of hand planting. And because there is no heavy machinery involved, it’s possible to plant in hard-to-reach areas that have no roads or steep, inaccessible terrain.The BioCarbon team has tested its technology in various locations and recently trialled reseeding historic mining sites in Dungog, Australia. Elsewhere, a similar idea is being used by Oregon start-up DroneSeed, which is attempting to create a new era of “precision forestry” with the use of drones to plant trees as well as spray fertilizer and herbicides. Agriculture is one of the biggest drivers for deforestation, with vast swathes of forest cleared to make way for the cultivation of crops including soy, palm oil and cocoa, as well as for beef farming. At the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos this year, Norway announced a*$400 million fund*to kick-start investments in deforestation-free agriculture in countries that are working to reduce their forest and peat degradation. It is estimated that the world loses between74,000 and 95,000*square miles of forest a year – that’s an area the size of 48 football fields lost every minute. George Gorman (Greenscope Landscapes)
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