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Infographic: World Intact Forest Landscapes, 2000-2013 Analysis

Today Greenpeace, the University of Maryland, and Transparent World, in collaboration with WRI and WWF-Russia released new analysis on the state of the world’s Intact Forest Landscapes. The interactive infographic below, designed by Ilona Zhuravleva and the team at Greenpeace Insternational, demonstrates the concept of Intact Forest Landscapes as well as key findings from the analysis. world […]

World Lost 8 Percent of its Remaining Pristine Forests Since 2000

By Nancy Harris, Rachael Petersen and Susan Minnemeyer Not all forests are created equal. Some of the most important forest ecosystems in the world are large areas of pristine wilderness, known as “Intact Forest Landscapes (IFL).” These ecosystems play a critical role in maintaining biodiversity and regulating the climate, and provide services such as water and […]