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Future way of Reforestation & Climate change: A Drone which can plant 100k trees in a hour

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While the traditional uses of drones are typically commercial or recreational, one UK-based company is using them to help the environment. BioCarbon Engineering has teamed up with drone manufacturer Parrot to create a system for autonomously planting trees to fight deforestation.


According to the World Economic Forum, the world cuts down roughly 15 billion trees but only plants 9 billion. This is in part because replanting manually is very slow and expensive. The drone-based system on the other hand is able to plant trees ten times faster than humans, for 85% less money, and in places humans can't reach.

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Lynn Wood @ 2020.03.12 1:22 PM

Good to see this idea spread since it was posted last time http://www.ideaspies.com/posts/a-new-way-to-plant-trees


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