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Using satellites to monitor deforestation in cocoa crops

Screen shot of the land use map interface

Monitoring cocoa plants in Ghana from space Globally, the majority of tropical deforestation is still linked to commodity farming and production. The expanded production of agricultural commodities such as beef, soy, cocoa, palm oil and paper/pulp are the major drivers …

The night sky in September

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NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter has performed amazingly well on Mars, successfully completing its eleventh flight last month, scouting out the terrain that the Perseverance Rover will traverse across Jezero crater. The rover, which touched down on Mars in February, is preparing …