Resource Watch provides trusted and timely data for a sustainable future.
Resource Watch data is:
Trustworthy: The data sets are curated by WRI’s independent, non-partisan experts and draw from peer reviewed and verified sources. Resource Watch is leading the way in creating a standardized system for preparing open data and metadata for public consumption.
Accessible: All the data is open and free - making it available to people around the world.
Easy to use: Resource Watch makes it easy to overlay, visualize, and share data sets from various sources all in one place.
Resource Watch is growing every day and creating a community of data providers & users which are now better equipped to act on challenges facing humanity & the planet. New datasets are being added all the time, curated based on our high standards for quality which raises the bar for the growing world of open data.
Users have the ability to dive into curated topic pages of data, explore near real-time visualizations and create and share their own unique data visualizations by overlaying individual data sets. They can also create dashboards, explore their own areas of interest, and download data directly from the original source.
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