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Zooming In: Unexpected Loss in Mbitom, Cameroon

By Benjamin Kessler, Thomas Maschler and Sarah Alix Mann Mbitom, an area in Cameroon’s East region, is experiencing unexplained tree cover loss. In order to identify the drivers of this loss, the GFW Cameroon team set out into the Mbitom forests to investigate. Click on the StoryMap to enter the interactive version.

Global Forest Watch News Roundup: Week of January 12

GFW News Roundup: Forest stories from around the world that demonstrate the power of spatial analysis and open data in improving management of forest landscapes To learn more about GFW, a dynamic online forest monitoring and alert system, click here, or follow us on twitter at @globalforests. Top Reads of the Week Indonesia rolls back […]

Ethiopia Commits to Restore One-Sixth of its Land

By Aaron Minnick, Tesfay Woldemariam, Chris Reij, Fred Stolle, Florence Landsberg and James Anderson Communities such as this one in the Loka Abaya watershed in Ethiopia’s Rift Valley are the most vulnerable to the impacts of environmental degradation, and are among the communities most enthusiastic about restoring their lands. Photo Credit: Aaron Minnick/WRI. At the UN Climate Summit last month, an alliance of […]

Zooming In: Mount Mulanje Forest Reserve, Malawi

By Asa Strong Mt. Mulanje is a large monadnock (relatively isolated hill or mountain) in Southern Malawi, an hour’s drive east of the commercial hub of Blantyre. The granite rocks from its 20 peaks jut 2,500 meters or more into the air, towering over the relatively flat landscape that surrounds them. The mountain area is […]

7 Unexpected Places for Forest Landscape Restoration

By Katie Reytar This is the second installment of WRI’s blog series, New Perspectives on Restoration. The series aims to share WRI’s views on restoration, dispel myths, and explore restoration opportunities throughout the world. The world has lost almost half of its original forest cover, due largely to booming population growth and agricultural expansion. But even […]

Restoration: It’s About More than Just the Trees

By Robert Winterbottom This is the first installment of WRI’s blog series, New Perspectives on Restoration. The series aims to share WRI’s views on restoration, dispel myths, and explore restoration opportunities throughout the world. Almost half of the world’s original forests have been cleared or degraded. So naturally, most people think of the “forest restoration” […]