A new wireless device, called Invisible Tracck, can deter illegal logging by allowing authorities to track illegally cut trees in Brazil. Brazilian authorities will attach this small device onto valuable trees that might be targets for illegal loggers. If and when that tree is cut down and moved, the device will wake up and send a signal to authorities when it comes into…

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    The changing nature of illegal logging – and illegal logging investigations – in Brazil’s Amazon By Laurel Neme, special to mongabay.com July 08, 2010 Continued from Top officials busted in Amazon logging raids, but political patronage may set them free   Operation Jurupari followed on several previous Brazilian Federal Police investigations into SEMA, including:…

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