Registration is for members of the media only. 

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WASHINGTON D.C. (March 19, 2024) Join the World Resources Institute (WRI) team on March 26, 2024 for a preview of how much tree cover was lost in 2023 and an analysis on the state of the world’s forest. The embargoed press call will be at 9:00AM EDT / 14:00 CET / 8:00PM WIB and feature many of WRI’s forest experts. 

The speakers will provide the latest global tropical forests data from the University of Maryland’s GLAD lab (UMD) and analyze which countries were hotspots for forest loss in 2023. Experts will also discuss how the latest tree cover loss affects people, biodiversity and climate around the world, and make the scientific and economic case for protecting forests. 

The 2023 Tree Cover Loss analysis is strictly embargoed for April 4 at 12:01 AM EDT / 6:01 CEST / 11:01 AM WIB. By registering for this press call, you agree to respect the embargo date and time. 

To receive a Dropbox folder of embargoed data and graphics, email Hannah Lassiter, Kaitlyn Thayer, or Alison Cinnamond.  

UMD’s tree cover loss data will launch on the Global Forest Watch platform, and in-depth analysis and expert insights on the state of the world’s forests will be released on the Global Forest Review on April 4. 
This press call will be hosted in English, with live interpretation into French, Spanish and Portuguese. 

Embargoed Press Call to preview 2023 Global Tree Cover Loss Data 
Tuesday, March 26 at 9:00AM EDT / 14:00 CET / 8:00PM WIB 

Moderator: Alison Cinnamond, Global Director, Strategic Communications, WRI 

To RSVP, please register here.   
For any questions or to request embargoed 2023 content, please reach out to Hannah Lassiter, Kaitlyn Thayer, or Alison Cinnamond