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. GFW is a partnership convened by the World Resources Institute.

Aim of the resource: 

Thousands of people around the world use GFW every day to monitor and manage forests, stop illegal deforestation and fires, call out unsustainable activities, defend their land and resources, sustainably source commodities, and conduct research at the forefront of conservation.

Using the resource
Advantages: 
It makes the best available data about forests available online for free
It engages our users to help them apply our data and technology to improve forest management around the world
Scope
Scale of application: 
Global
Regional
Sub-regional
National
Practical information
UN languages: 
EN
Other languages: 
Indonesian
Portuguese
Development stage: 
Full, working product
License: 
Other (Open)
Contact details
Contact Name: 
Global Forest Watch
Email: 
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