Real time deforestation alerts

Real time deforestation alerts I’ve made a Twitter bot that updates itself with daily* deforestation data. @ForestWatchBot. Please give it a follow to make it more recommendable by Twitter algos. It works thanks to Global Forest Watch API and GLAD lab at Maryland University. Deforestation is detected and calculated from high resolution satellite images with an updation rate of ~4 days, so alerts are in near real time. Maybe it’ll be updated to be at other social media sites than Twitter (as well as to display maps, graphs or other…

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9/11 First Responder Who Testified to Congress With Jon Stewart Dies at 53

9/11 First Responder Who Testified to Congress With Jon Stewart Dies at 53 By Sean Walton Luis Alvarez, a New York Police Department bomb squad technician who worked for weeks helping to clean up Ground Zero following the 2001 terrorist attacks, passed away on Saturday from complications related to his cancer, his family announced in a statement. “It is with peace and comfort, that the Alvarez family announce that Luis (Lou) Alvarez, our warrior, has gone home to our Good Lord in heaven today,” the statement posed to Facebook read. Please…

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