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
Sustainable Forestry Initiative by Kathy Abusow
|October 25, 2010
On October 21st, 2010, 3BL Mediacau's Lorraine Smith caught up with Kathy Abusow, President and CEO at Sustainable Forestry Initiative which creates standards that can be used to manage forest lands, which is then audited by a third party and "certified."
EarthSayer Kathy Abusow
The Forest is For All of Us by Community Leader Domingo Peas
Voices for Global Forest Watch by the WRI
Google Earth Engine by Rebecca Moore
Kayapo leader Megaron Txukaramae
Global Forest Watch 2.0 preview at UN Forum on Forests
Of Forests and Men with Edward Norton
What does He Plant Who Plants a Tree read by Jeremy Irons
Global Forest Watch | Monitoring Forests in Near Real Time
Twenty Years of Defending the Amazon.
Woodlands of Ireland by Eco-Eye
Buying-up Eden - Chile
The Reunion by Handcrafted Films
Rapid, Dramatic Changes in What We Do by Randy Hayes
High Conservation Value Forests
Screams of the Amazon by Fundacion Pachamama
Climate change and forest managment Stéphane Le Goaster
Save Ireland Forests
Forests: Too Big to Fail by Karen Clarke-Whistler
On mapping and protecting our Forests by Rebecca Moore:
Trading Bows and Arrows for Laptops: Carbon and Culture
Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS)
Altkin Count Strategic Forestry Plan
Amazon Watch, your best bet to protect the rainforest.
Excerpts from Two Speeches by Ethnobotanist Mark Plotkin
The Paradigm Project by Greg Spencer
Tourism, not Oil by Hilario Saant of Ecuador