Scientists Studying Isolated Tribes Through Google EarthMissouri - A group of scientists are using Google Earth to monitor untouched tribes outside world on the border between Peru and Brazil. Monitoring was carried out by researchers from the University of Missouri, USA. They deliberately use Google Earth, to monitor the health demographics tribal village without having to come to the location.
The data collected can also figure out how they survive there until now. This monitoring can also provide data on the location of the specific tribes.
"We found that estimates of their number there is 40 people in the village," said lead researcher Rob Walker, as reported by Dailymail.
"They are one of the primitive tribes living in the Amazon jungle region," added Walker.
Nearly 100 tribes unspoiled outside world is currently in the Amazon region. But if deforestation and illegal mining continues to happen, it is quite possible they will become extinct.
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