Could recycled cell phones save the rain forest? 2015 National Geographic Emerging Explorer Topher White thinks so. A physicist, engineer, and inventor, White is adorning trees with old phones that can pick up sounds of illegal logging activity and send real-time alerts to rangers. White's work comes at a critical time since deforestation is the second largest contributor to climate change.
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