AI has just revealed there are over 1.8 billion trees in the Sahara Desert

Advanced technology was used. as normal satellite imagery is unable to identify individual trees. Image: Unsplash/Martin Brandt

Maria Hornbek

Journalist at Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen


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1.8 billion trees fill the 1.3 million square kilometer area that covers the western-most portion of the Sahara Desert.
The red rectangle marks the area where the trees were mapped. Image: U. Copenhagen

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