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Man invents computer code that automatically shuts off heavy equipment inside PAs

Portuguese computer geek Hugo Veiga has devised a form of open source software to stop machines destroying the Amazon rainforest – and indeed any other protected area on the planet.


The ingenious national, born in Porto but resident in Brazil, has created a code that basically shuts down heavy machinery the minute it’s tracked entering protected territory.


https://www.portugalresident.com/2019/10/14/portuguese-computer-geek-devises-programme-to-stop-machines-destroying-amazon-rainforest/

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