Internet arrives at Brazil rainforest

Brazil environment minister Marina Silva hopes to provide satellite access to 150 isolated regions, bringing the Internet to native Indian tribes in an attempt to preserve what’s left of the Amazon rainforest from illegal logging. How is this possible, you ask? For starters, the native Indians will be able to send messages to the authorities quickly and effectively, whereas using the traditional hawk method would probably take days. While some Indians approach this offer cautiously, I personally think this is a good initiative to bridge the digital divide while helping preserve what’s left of the earth for the next generation.

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