”Machines cannot stop illegal logging” | Forest Forces in the World Rainforest Day Summit

This June, four representatives of environmental organizations (including Forest Forces and WWF Brasil) had a debate on how to best fight forest crime in the World Rainforest Day Summit

Nearly 500 people attended the event on the 22nd of June. At the summit, director of Forest Forces Dr. Tim Boekhout van Solinge argues why technological advances such as satellites fail to stop illegal logging (23:12), and explains the methods employed at Forest Forces. Maintaining an affordable, effective and simple approach, listen in at 38:27 to learn more about how Forest Forces is successful in leading forest crime prevention actions without collaborating with corrupt governmental institutions.

Watch the World Rainforest Day Summit here.