Neil Young Lends Support to New Kickstarter Campaign Seeking to Save the Rainforest
Written by WorkerBee on July 28, 2014
Image Courtesy of Danny ClinchEarlier this year, Neil Young successfully used the Kickstarter website to help fund his high-resolution audio player Pono, and now the folk-rock legend is lending his support to a new campaign on the site that seeks to use modern technology to help save the world’s endangered rainforests.
The Rainforest Connection initiative involves retrofitting old smartphones with a solar-powered energy source and placing them in forests where illegal logging is taking place. The devices will be able to pick up the sounds of vehicles, chainsaws, distressed animals and other …read more