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GFW Summit Draws Together International Forest Community

Global Forest Watch (GFW) held its inaugural Summit last week in Washington, DC. Nearly 400 people attended, traveling from over 30 countries like Peru, Colombia, Mexico, Indonesia, China, Cameroon and Kenya to participate. The GFW Summit was an escalation of our traditional partnership meetings that began in 2014 with the launch of GFW. As GFW’s […]

New White House Climate Data Initiative Highlights EcoHack

By Dan Hammer Yesterday, the Obama administration launched the Climate Data Initiative to support initiatives that transform open information into climate action. Several Global Forest Watch partners – including Google, Esri, and CartoDB – were recognized for their commitments and services to help make this initiative a success. The administration also highlighted EcoHack, an event […]

Global Forest Watch 2.0 at Rio+20

  In June 2012, the United Nations’ is hosting a global sustainable development summit in Rio de Janeiro, 20 years after the first Earth Summit. The official themes of Rio+20 are: “a green economy in the context of sustainable development poverty eradication”; and the “institutional framework for sustainable development.” The Global Forest Watch 2.0 project will […]