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New French Satellite Imagery to Help Forest Management in the Congo Basin

  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • mapping
  • rivers
When it comes to monitoring forests, the Congo Basin remains one of the most challenging environments in the world. Photo Credit: CIFOR/Flickr
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • mapping
  • rivers

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
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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
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New Palm Oil Production Maps Mark a Milestone in Transparency

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • commodities
Most palm oil comes from Indonesia and Malaysia. Photo credit: Achmad Rabin Taim, Wikimedia Commons
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • commodities
Data

Atlas of Forest and Landscape Restoration Opportunities

  • restoration
  • mapping
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
  • restoration
  • mapping
  • Forest and Landscape Restoration
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7 Unexpected Places for Forest Landscape Restoration

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • mapping
A farmer in Lushoto, Tanzania prepares seedlings for transplanting. Photo credit: P. Kimeli (CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • mapping
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Restoration: It’s About More than Just the Trees

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • food security
Agroforestry in Indonesia's Lubuk Beringin village. Photo credit: Tri Saputro, Flickr
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • agriculture
  • restoration
  • deforestation
  • food security
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Indonesian Fires Bring More Haze to Southeast Asia

  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • fires
  • illegal logging
  • mapping
  • commodities
A forest fire in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, in September of 2011. Photo credit: Rini Sulaiman, Norwegian Embassy for Center for International Forestry Research
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • Forests
  • fires
  • illegal logging
  • mapping
  • commodities
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9 Maps that Explain the World's Forests

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • commodities
Global Forest Watch is an online forest monitoring system created by the World Resources Institute and more than 40 partners. Photo credit: Marco Simola, CIFOR
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • commodities
News

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

  • global forest watch
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • mapping
  • global forest watch
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • mapping
News

PRESS ADVISORY: Global Forest Watch to Provide Unprecedented Monitoring of Forests Worldwide

  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • mapping
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • mapping
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • land rights
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Forest Fires, Water Security, and China’s Sustainability Challenges: WRI’s 11 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2013

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
New analysis reveals that 37 countries face extremely high levels of water stress, including Qatar (shown here). Photo credit: Neil Palmer/ CIAT
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
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5 Things We Learned in 2013 that Could Move the Needle on Sustainability

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk
New research shows that the world loses 50 soccer fields' of forest every minute of every day. Photo credit: Daniel Murdiyarso, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk
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WRI’s Top Outcomes of 2013

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • water risk
WRI measures its success through positive, on-the-ground change. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • water risk
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  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • mapping
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Forests cover roughly 98 percent of Equatorial Guinea's national land area. Photo credit: Pascal Duoard, WRI
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
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Living within Earth's “Planetary Boundaries”

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • low carbon development
"The Human Quest" pairs stunning photography with hard-hitting science. Photo credit: Mattias Klum, The Human Quest
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • low carbon development

Forest Atlas of Equatorial Guinea (Data Set)

  • Forests
  • mapping
  • Forests
  • mapping
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset