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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
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Satellite Data Reveals State of the World’s Mangrove Forests

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • mapping
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New Technology Can Help Ensure that Protected Areas Stay Protected

  • data
  • deforestation
  • mapping
The world has more than 177,000 protected areas, all of which require proper management to prevent harmful and illegal activities. Photo credit: Garrett Ziegler, Flickr
  • data
  • deforestation
  • 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
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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 [Archived]

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

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