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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

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

3 Trends in US Wildfires

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

6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch
Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
  • Finance
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • UNFCCC
  • united nations
  • U.S. policy
  • water risk
  • stories to watch

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
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

3 Signs of Progress in Curbing the Illegal Wood Trade

  • Business
  • Cities
  • forest products
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
  • Business
  • Cities
  • forest products
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
  • Business
  • Forests
  • commodities

6 Top Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2013

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Business
  • climate change
  • renewable energy
  • fossil fuels
  • U.S. policy

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

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

Forests for Carbon

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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