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
Altkin Count Strategic Forestry Plan
This presentation summarizes strategic initiatives from the Aitkin County Land Department's Strategic Forestry Plan and reports on the progress that has been made from 2000 to 2008. The Aitkin County Land Department is responsible for the management of 222,000 acres of tax-forfeited land in Aitkin County, Minnesota. Published by Dovetail Partners, Feb. 2010.
Amazon Watch, your best bet to protect the rainforest.
Sustainable Forestry Initiative by Kathy Abusow
Woodlands of Ireland by Eco-Eye
Global Forest Watch | Monitoring Forests in Near Real Time
The Reunion by Handcrafted Films
Climate change and forest managment Stéphane Le Goaster
Kayapo leader Megaron Txukaramae
High Conservation Value Forests
Save Ireland Forests
On mapping and protecting our Forests by Rebecca Moore:
Tourism, not Oil by Hilario Saant of Ecuador
Twenty Years of Defending the Amazon.
What does He Plant Who Plants a Tree read by Jeremy Irons
Excerpts from Two Speeches by Ethnobotanist Mark Plotkin
Voices for Global Forest Watch by the WRI
Trading Bows and Arrows for Laptops: Carbon and Culture
Buying-up Eden - Chile
Forests: Too Big to Fail by Karen Clarke-Whistler
Of Forests and Men with Edward Norton
Google Earth Engine by Rebecca Moore
Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS)
The Paradigm Project by Greg Spencer
Rapid, Dramatic Changes in What We Do by Randy Hayes
Screams of the Amazon by Fundacion Pachamama
Global Forest Watch 2.0 preview at UN Forum on Forests
The Forest is For All of Us by Community Leader Domingo Peas