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
Global Forest Watch | Monitoring Forests in Near Real Time
Of Forests and Men with Edward Norton
Save Ireland Forests
Twenty Years of Defending the Amazon.
Amazon Watch, your best bet to protect the rainforest.
Screams of the Amazon by Fundacion Pachamama
Google Earth Engine by Rebecca Moore
High Conservation Value Forests
Tourism, not Oil by Hilario Saant of Ecuador
On mapping and protecting our Forests by Rebecca Moore:
The Paradigm Project by Greg Spencer
Buying-up Eden - Chile
Altkin Count Strategic Forestry Plan
Excerpts from Two Speeches by Ethnobotanist Mark Plotkin
What does He Plant Who Plants a Tree read by Jeremy Irons
The Forest is For All of Us by Community Leader Domingo Peas
Climate change and forest managment Stéphane Le Goaster
Voices for Global Forest Watch by the WRI
The Reunion by Handcrafted Films
Rang-tan in My Bedroom by Iceland Foods
Woodlands of Ireland by Eco-Eye
Trading Bows and Arrows for Laptops: Carbon and Culture
Global Forest Watch 2.0 preview at UN Forum on Forests
Rapid, Dramatic Changes in What We Do by Randy Hayes