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Dendra System's seed-spitting drones rebuild forests from the air

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"For a long time, the state of the arts in ecosystem restoration was hand planting. We're trying to give restoration a toolset to be able to do that at [an industrial] scale.”

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Dendra System's seed-spitting drones rebuild forests from the air

Dendra System's seed-spitting drones rebuild forests from the air

"For a long time, the state of the arts in ecosystem restoration was hand planting. We're trying to give restoration a toolset to be able to do that at [an industrial] scale.”

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Saving the planet with a fleet of seed-bombing A.I. reforestation drones

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Letting forests regrow naturally is a simple yet effective way to fight climate change

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To Combat Climate Change, See the Forest for the Trees

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The simple, yet elusive, key to fighting the climate crisis

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Abu Dhabi is replanting mangroves in the fight against climate change

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Supertrees: Meet Indonesia’s Carbon Guardian

Supertrees: Meet Indonesia’s Carbon Guardian

Indonesia’s mangroves are an incredibly effective tool against climate change — but they’re being cut down to grow shrimp and palm oil for you.

Supertrees: Meet Indonesia’s carbon guardian

Supertrees: Meet Indonesia’s carbon guardian

Indonesia’s mangroves are an incredibly effective tool against climate change — but they’re being cut down to grow shrimp and palm oil for you.