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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." 

Related special collection on Earthsayers.tv is Biodiversity, Rights of Mother Earth, and the sustainability champion, Julia Butterfly.

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Voices for Global Forest Watch by the WRI

Leaders in business, government, and conservation share their support for Global Forest Watch (GFW), a dynamic online forest monitoring and alert system that empowers people everywhere to better manage forests.

Paul Polman: CEO, Unilever
Heru Prasetyo: Head of REDD+ Agency, Indonesia
Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE: Founder, the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace

Published on Feb 20, 2014

EarthSayers Jane Goodall; Paul Polman; Heru Prasetyo

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