Global Forest Watch Pro is an application for companies and financial institutions to securely manage deforestation risk in commodity supply chains.
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Commodities like palm oil, cocoa, beef and soy may change hands dozens of times from the moment they are harvested until they end up in candy bars, toothpaste or baby formula, making deforestation tracking a very complex puzzle. Today, it is finally possible for a company or bank of any size to analyze and manage deforestation risk using GFW Pro.
Indonesia has shown promising results in forest conservation, with temporary bans on expansion of oil palm into forests and peatlands yielding notable reductions in forest loss. Here's how to double down on that success.
Global Forest Watch has always been able to tell you where tree cover loss has occurred. Now, in a huge leap, it can tell you why.
Rangers in Uganda take mobile phones and tablets on their forest patrols. But they aren't texting friends or playing Temple Run during downtime. They're following up on deforestation alerts generated by satellites circling the earth.
Satellite data reveals new deforestation in Colombia, Brazil and Indonesian Papua.
Sumatra's Leuser Ecosystem is the last place on Earth where rhinos, elephants, sun bears and orangutans live in the wild, but it's threatened by logging, road development poaching and illegal mining. Global Forest Watch works with local partner HAkA to protect this distinctive area's environment.