Global Forest Watch

Founding Year: 2014



The online platform was established by the World Resources Institute. It harnesses the latest satellite technology, open data, and crowdsourcing to ensure that near “real-time information about where and how forests are changing around the world” is widely access. This allows people to provide a dynamic online forest monitoring and alert system that empowers people everywhere to better manage forests.


Global Forest Watch contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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