…”We are now 145,000 hectares,” [Land Manager Carlos] Castaneda says of the conservancy. “It’s like a small country in Europe.” (Or, to put it another way, a third of the size of Rhode Island.)
Castaneda has just five rangers to patrol and monitor the 550-square-mile reserve. The land trust is in the middle of a jungle with no paved roads.
Flying cameras, Castaneda says, will allow his team to quickly investigate reports of deforestation. “We can go straight to the point, not just walking everywhere trying to find it in the forest.”
http://linnaero.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/active_mining.jpg 1632 2456 Max Messinger http://linnaero.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/logo_web_small-300x138.png Max Messinger2015-05-30 20:53:332015-05-30 21:42:19NPR covers Linn Aero work in Peru