Geoff Wells's blog posts

5 April 2017 |

Drones and satellites swirl overhead to monitor our forests. Computers churn out calculations of forest growth, while carbon markets ring up transactions. This is the backdrop to carbon credits that are financing forest conservation. But how do local people fit into this fast-evolving world of technology?

7 January 2016 |

How can we minimise monitoring costs and make sure that money intended for local "development" ends up with the people who need it?