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5 Images Explain Why the Alberta Forest Fires Are So Hard to Stop

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • mapping
forest fire in Alberta, Canada
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • mapping

Forest Loss Pushes Far Beyond Plantation Boundaries in South America, Africa

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities
Orangutans at Camp Leakey, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • commodities

Zooming In: The Real Reasons for Tree Cover Loss and Gain in Minnesota’s Oak Savanna

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • restoration
Oak trees in Minnesota.
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • restoration

New Platform Reveals How Much Carbon Is Locked in Tropical Forests – and How Much Was Lost

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • UNFCCC
GFW Climate will help measure emissions from tropical deforestation. Photo credit: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/cifor/14626255095/in/album-72157645614284212/">M. Edliadi for the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)</a> <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/">cc</a>
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • NDC
  • international climate policy
  • mapping
  • UNFCCC

3 Trends in US Wildfires

  • fires
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
Fire northwest of Fairbanks, AK. Photo by USFS/Flickr
  • fires
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping

Zooming In: “Sustainable” Cocoa Producer Destroys Pristine Forest in Peru

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping
Land cleared to make way for United Cacao’s 2,000 hectare (5,000 acre) plantation.  Photo by Mongabay
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • mapping

STATEMENT: Global Forest Watch Wins UN Big Data Climate Challenge Prize

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • data
  • deforestation
  • mapping
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • data
  • deforestation
  • mapping

Tar Sands Threaten World’s Largest Boreal Forest

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • natural resources
  • fossil fuels
Canada’s boreal forests feature mountain ranges; forested plains, bogs, and peatlands; coniferous and mixed forests; and millions of waterways. Photo credit: Ken Owen, Flickr
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • natural resources
  • fossil fuels
Insights

3 Myths and Facts about Forest and Landscape Restoration

  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • mapping
In Rwanda, 85 percent of the population makes a living from subsistence farming of degraded, formerly forested lands. Photo Credit: Gates Foundation/Flickr
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • mapping
News

RELEASE: Global Forest Watch: Dynamic New Platform to Protect Forests Worldwide

  • global forest watch
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • mapping
  • global forest watch
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • mapping
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • land rights
Cabot Trail in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Photo credit: Nicolas Raymond, Flickr
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • protected areas

Saving the World's Forests: A Technology Revolution to Curb Illegal Logging

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • mapping
Our future is inextricably linked to forests. The social and economic benefits they provide are essential to realizing a sustainable century. Photo credit: CIFOR, Flickr 2008
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • mapping

Forest Cover Loss to Development By County in the Southern United States (2001-2006)

  • Forests
  • mapping
  • development
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • development
  • deforestation

The South's Last Wild Forests Face Human Pressures

  • natural infrastructure
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • protected areas
  • deforestation
  • natural infrastructure
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • protected areas
  • deforestation

Southern Forests: Protected Areas at Risk Due to Suburban Sprawl

  • Forests
  • mapping
  • development
  • protected areas
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • development
  • protected areas
  • deforestation

Appalachian Forests Impacted by Coal Surface Mining (c. 2005)

  • Forests
  • mapping
  • deforestation
  • fossil fuels
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • deforestation
  • fossil fuels

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