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SkyTruth's Satellite Surveillance Keeps Close Watch on Polluters
SkyTruth was featured on The Washington Post yesterday, showcasing the organization's success in creating environmental awareness and protection through satellite imagery, remote sensing and digital mapping technology. The article on this technology-driven nonprofit, led by geologist John Amos, will be the cover story for the print edition of this weekend's Sunday magazine.
EcoWatch has long supported the vital work of SkyTruth by promoting their reports on land scarring from fracking, the damage from numerous spills in the Gulf of Mexico, as well as their list of the top 10 environmental impacts of large-footprint industrial activities.
The Washington Post's online newscast program, The Fold, highlighted the SkyTruth team in the following webcast:
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