Google ‘nanny cam' will track deforestation

Published 02/20 2014 11:31AM

Updated 02/28 2014 10:07AM

GRN Reports:

Google will make it easier for companies like Wal-Mart, Unilever and Nestle to track whether suppliers are destroying forests when it unveils a real-time deforestation mapping tool Thursday in DC. The tool will show deforestation as its happening — in detail close enough to show logging roads and tree stands. Bloomberg’s Megan Hughes reports.


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