Rainforest Connection: Solar-powered Rainforest Listening Devices
Sep 22 2016
"Rainforest Connection (RFCx) transforms recycled cell-phones into autonomous, solar-powered listening devices that can monitor and pinpoint chainsaw activity at great distance.
This changes the game by providing the world's first real-time logging detection system, pinpointing deforestation activity as it occurs, and providing the data openly, freely, and immediately to anyone around the world."
+ Project partially funded by Kickstarter campaign: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/topherwhite/rainforest-connection-phones-turned-to-forest-guar
+ Started by Topher White https://twitter.com/topherwhite
+ Project website is light on details and tech specs, but they are looking for help here: https://rfcx.org/get_involved