Mapping, Quantifying, and Decreasing Illegal Logging and Macaque Habitat Degradation

10/15/2015News, Uncategorized

The Eco-Guards aim to preserve not only the macaques but also their forest habitat. The guards investigate any sounds of logging they hear in the forest, and patrol the forest to document and map locations of illegal logging and burning.

 MONITORING2 Eco-guards monitor the forest to prevent and document illegal habitat destruction.

GPS CAMERAThe Eco-Guards are equipped with GPS cameras used to document and map illegal activities and other events of interest.

ILLEGAL TREEAn Eco-Guard recording illegal tree burning.

 

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