Planting drone to fight deforestation – Yahoo Maktoob News

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The drone was designed by a crack team of scientists and researchers assembled by Oxford-based BioCarbon Engineering.

Thousands of square kilometres of the world’s forests are burned and cut down every day to make room for agricultural zones and new urban developments. But a new drone design may be able to combat industrial deforestation by dispersing seeds from the air and planting up to a billion trees yearly.

The drone – which is among the 39 semi-finalists in this week’s UAE Drones for Good Award – was designed by a crack team of scientists and researchers assembled by Oxford-based BioCarbon Engineering.

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