Can Satellite-Based Solutions help to Combat Wildfires in Africa?

NASA's high-resolution satellite image of California's Camp wildfire. Source: Digital Photography Review

One of the major agendas of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is to create awareness, champion effective environmental measures, and encourage cooperation between member states. In its Spreading Like Wildfire – The Rising Threat of Extraordinary Landscapes report, UNEP says Africa accounts for 67% of global fire. Beyond the statistics, wildfires present a substantial...

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