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Global Forest Watch: Dynamic New Platform to Protect Forests Worldwide

Posted: 2014-02-20

Today the World Resources Institute (WRI), Google, and a group of more than 40 partners, including Global Forest Watch Canada, launched Global Forest Watch (GFW), a dynamic online forest monitoring and alert system that empowers people everywhere to better manage forests. For the first time, Global Forest Watch unites the latest satellite technology, open data, and crowdsourcing to guarantee access to timely and reliable information about forests.

Read the full press release at the Global Forest Watch website

Find out what's happening with forests right now with Global Forest Watch's mapping tool