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3 Reasons City Dwellers Should Care About Forests

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • Water Quality
Forest in Brazil
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
  • natural resources
  • Water Quality

Places to Watch: 3 Forest Regions at Risk Right Now

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
Palm Oil Plantations in Papua, New Guinea
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
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Taking Greenhouse Gases from the Sky: 7 Things to Know About Carbon Removal

  • Energy
  • Forests
  • carbon removal
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • GHG emissions
  • restoration
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
Cleared land in Costa Rica
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • carbon removal
  • Paris Agreement
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • carbon capture and storage (CCS)
  • GHG emissions
  • restoration
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
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This Man Wants to Pull 60,000 Rwandans Out of Poverty by Planting Trees

  • deforestation
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • restoration
  • Forests
Planting trees in Rwanda
  • deforestation
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • restoration
  • Forests
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As More Companies Go “Deforestation-Free,” What Does It Mean for Heavily Forested Nations?

  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
Oil palm plantation in Gabon
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
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To Save Indonesia’s Carbon-Rich Peatlands, Start by Mapping Them

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
Peat swamp forest in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • mapping
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Indonesia Has a Carrot to End Illegal Logging; Now It Needs a Stick

  • Business
  • deforestation
  • illegal logging
Indonesian sawmill
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • illegal logging

5 Maps Show How Important Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Are to the Environment

  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • mapping
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
indigenous people
  • Equity & Governance
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • human rights
  • land rights
  • mapping
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
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3 Ways Governments Can Prevent Fake Data on Forests

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • mapping
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • mapping
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Costa Rica forest
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
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Forest with fog
  • deforestation
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A River Lined with Smoke: Charcoal and Forest Loss in the Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Forests
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
A woman holding a fuel efficient stove
  • Forests
  • fossil fuels
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch

Global Tree Cover Loss Rose 51 Percent in 2016

  • fires
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
Tree cover loss is on the rise. Flickr/CIFOR
  • fires
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
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Technical Blog: Caveats to the 2016 Tree Cover Loss Data, Explained

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
Forest at dawn in Minas Gerais.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
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Forest Watcher Brings Data Straight to Environmental Defenders

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • Equity & Governance
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Rangers checking Forest Watcher. Photo by Lilian Pintea
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • global forest watch
  • Equity & Governance
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities

Indigenous Communities Fend Off Invaders in the Peruvian Amazon

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
Settlement seen from the Ucayali River in Peru.
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities
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Without Forests, Jakarta's Water Situation Worsens

  • Freshwater
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
A flooded marketplace in Jakarta.
  • Freshwater
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • natural infrastructure
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Scientists Use Google Earth and Crowdsourcing to Map Uncharted Forests

  • carbon pricing
  • deforestation
  • Forests
Local knowledge helped researchers ground-truth desert forest tracking. (WRI)
  • carbon pricing
  • deforestation
  • Forests