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PARTNER POST: The Importance of Open Data for Conservation in Mexico City

The Reforestamos Mexico GFW Contest recently recognized PAOT’s innovative use of the Global Forest Watch platform as a first-place winner in the “public policy analysis” category. Learn more about the contest here. Mexico’s capital, Mexico City, is one of the largest and most populous areas in the Western Hemisphere, spanning almost 150,000 hectares and is […]

PARTNER POST: Reforestamos Mexico Inspires Public Participation in Forest Monitoring

The partnership for Mexico’s forests As part of our mission to increase the availability of forests for sustainable development, our team at Reforestamos Mexico has been collaborating with Global Forest Watch (GFW) and Mexico’s National Forestry Commission (CONAFOR) to promote forest monitoring and information transparency among decisionmakers and citizens throughout Mexico. Over the last three […]

PARTNER POST: Introducing the new data GLADiator of forest monitoring in Brazil

By Camellia Williams We don’t normally like to Crowe, but we’re really proud to announce the launch of Brazil’s most advanced forest monitoring tool — GLAD Brazil. Are you not entertained by high-resolution, weekly deforestation updates? Updated weekly and available at a high resolution of 30 meters by 30 meters, the satellite-based GLAD (Global Land Analysis and […]

PARTNER POST: MAAP #40: Alertas Tempranas de Deforestación en la Amazonía Peruana, Part 1

Available in English here. Las nuevas alertas GLAD son una herramienta poderosa para monitorear la pérdida de bosques en la Amazonia Peruana en tiempo casi real. Este sistema de alerta temprana fue presentado por el laboratorio GLAD de la Universidad de Maryland en marzo de 2016, y se basa en identificación de áreas de perdida de bosque que se obtiene […]

PARTNER POST: MAAP #40: Early Warning deforestation Alerts in the Peruvian Amazon, Part 1

Disponible en Español aquí. GLAD alerts are a powerful new tool to monitor forest loss in the Peruvian Amazon in near real-time. This early warning system, created by the GLAD laboratory at the University of Maryland and supported by Global Forest Watch, was launched in March 2016 as the first Landsat-based (30 meters resolution) forest loss alert system (previous systems were […]

PARTNER POST: A Fresh Look at Canada's Virgin Forests

By Wynet Smith, Ryan Cheng, Peter Potapov and Susan Minnemeyer Find out more about how Canada’s IFLs have changes in the past 13 years here. The canyon and forest landscape at Ouimet Canyon Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada. Photo available under the CC0 / Public Domain. Global Forest Watch Canada (GFWC), an independent Canadian organization that monitors the […]

PARTNER POST: Five Percent of Canada’s Pristine Forests are Fragmented or Degraded, Affecting Up to Six Endangered Species

By Wynet Smith and Ryan Cheng Find out more about Global Forest Watch Canada’s IFL data methodology here. Grizzly cubs along the Atnarko River, Tweedsmuir South Provincial Park, British Columbia. Photo by Mick Thompson (license information here). Deep in the pristine forests of Canada, far from the reach of human activity, endangered grizzlies and boreal […]

PARTNER POST: Global Forest Watch reaches 1 million users

By Camellia Williams This week we’re celebrating a huge Global Forest Watch (GFW) milestone – 1 million users! We’re delighted that so many people are using GFW to keep watch over the world’s forests. To celebrate this achievement we’re going to highlight some of the different ways GFW has been helping governments, businesses and researchers. […]

Global Forest Watch partners with Open Development Mekong to inspire greater transparency in the Mekong

By Mikaela Weisse and Pinkie Chan Open Development Mekong (OD Mekong) and Global Forest Watch (GFW) have partnered to make forest concessions and other land-related development data in the Mekong region more accessible than ever before. OD Mekong aims to make unbiased information about development in the region more transparent and accessible. Why the Mekong […]