Published On: September 13th, 2019

Global Forest Watch (GFW)

Global Forest Watch (GFW) is an online platform that provides data and tools for monitoring forests. By harnessing cutting-edge technology, GFW allows anyone to access near real-time information about where and how forests are changing around the world.

The topics covered are, besides deforestation and changes in forsest extention, land use for commodities production, biodiversity, carbon emissions and climate change.

The data is made accessible through visualizations or downloadable in various formats.