Conserving what's left, renewal, growing new ones, and hearing from the many peoples facing loss of their communities due to the mismanagement and exploitation of forests this special collection gets its start with the launch of the Global Forest Watch (GFW)
GFW is a project where the World Resource Institute brought together fourteen major sponsors, including Rebecca Moore of Google Earth who pioneered the use of mapping to protect our lands and people, enables our citizens to participate in and benefit from an "open data approach in putting decision-relevant information in the hands of governments, companies, NGOs, and the public."
Curated by earthsayer
Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS)
In this episode, research fellow Molly Theobald highlights the organization, Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS), and its work to combine agriculture and forestry in order to protect wildlife habitat and improve livelihoods in the Indonesian state of East Kalimantan on the island of Borneo. (Photos by Matt Styslinger) Series available on WorldWatch's YouTube Channel for innovative approaches to nourishing the planet.
EarthSayers Matt Styslinger; Molly Theobald
Screams of the Amazon by Fundacion Pachamama
Trading Bows and Arrows for Laptops: Carbon and Culture
Woodlands of Ireland by Eco-Eye
What does He Plant Who Plants a Tree read by Jeremy Irons
Climate change and forest managment Stéphane Le Goaster
Rang-tan in My Bedroom by Iceland Foods
Tourism, not Oil by Hilario Saant of Ecuador
The Reunion by Handcrafted Films
On mapping and protecting our Forests by Rebecca Moore:
The Forest is For All of Us by Community Leader Domingo Peas
Altkin Count Strategic Forestry Plan
Sustainable Forestry Initiative by Kathy Abusow
The Paradigm Project by Greg Spencer
Amazon Watch, your best bet to protect the rainforest.
Twenty Years of Defending the Amazon.
Global Forest Watch | Monitoring Forests in Near Real Time
Excerpts from Two Speeches by Ethnobotanist Mark Plotkin
Rapid, Dramatic Changes in What We Do by Randy Hayes
Google Earth Engine by Rebecca Moore
Kayapo leader Megaron Txukaramae
Of Forests and Men with Edward Norton
Global Forest Watch 2.0 preview at UN Forum on Forests
Voices for Global Forest Watch by the WRI
Buying-up Eden - Chile
Save Ireland Forests
High Conservation Value Forests