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."
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Kayapo leader Megaron Txukaramae
Kayapó leader Megaron Txukaramae talks about the draft Bills That Threaten to Weaken indigenous people's control over land Their. Find out more at Survival International here. Published on Jun 26, 2014
Survival International brings Kayapó chiefs Raoni Metuktire and Megaron Txukaramae (iconic leaders of the Amazonian indigenous movement in Brazil) to the public forum as they address the threats currently faced by Amazonian indigenous peoples and the importance of indigenous stewardship over the landscape of Amazonia.
EarthSayer Megaron Txukaramae
Buying-up Eden - Chile
Woodlands of Ireland by Eco-Eye
Google Earth Engine by Rebecca Moore
The Reunion by Handcrafted Films
Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS)
High Conservation Value Forests
The Forest is For All of Us by Community Leader Domingo Peas
Twenty Years of Defending the Amazon.
Screams of the Amazon by Fundacion Pachamama
Altkin Count Strategic Forestry Plan
The Paradigm Project by Greg Spencer
Trading Bows and Arrows for Laptops: Carbon and Culture
Save Ireland Forests
Global Forest Watch 2.0 preview at UN Forum on Forests
Rapid, Dramatic Changes in What We Do by Randy Hayes
Global Forest Watch | Monitoring Forests in Near Real Time
Tourism, not Oil by Hilario Saant of Ecuador
Forests: Too Big to Fail by Karen Clarke-Whistler
Sustainable Forestry Initiative by Kathy Abusow
What does He Plant Who Plants a Tree read by Jeremy Irons
On mapping and protecting our Forests by Rebecca Moore:
Excerpts from Two Speeches by Ethnobotanist Mark Plotkin
Amazon Watch, your best bet to protect the rainforest.
Of Forests and Men with Edward Norton
Climate change and forest managment Stéphane Le Goaster
Voices for Global Forest Watch by the WRI