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Global Forest Watch

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A dynamic online forest monitoring and alert system that empowers people everywhere to better manage forests.

10-GFW_Logo (600 x 429)Global Forest Watch 2.0 was officially launched on 20 February 2014. The mapping application unites satellite technology, open data, and crowdsourcing to guarantee access to timely and reliable information about forests.  View the launch ceremony videos at the World Resources Institute Events page.  Follow the blogs at GFW Blog.

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Global Forest Watch is an online forest monitoring and alert system that provides the most current, reliable, and actionable information about what is happening in forests worldwide. GFW unites satellite technology, open data, and human networks to show where and how forests are changing, who is using them, and how we can help sustain them for future generations.

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