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Dynamic New Platform Launched to Protect Forests Worldwide


Major companies have also provided early input, including Unilever and Nestlé, and the wider Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 Partnership. Core funders include the Norwegian Climate and Forests Initiative, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Global Environment Facility (GEF), U.K. Department for International Development (DFID), and the Tilia Fund.

About Global Forest Watch

Global Forest Watch (GFW) is a dynamic online forest monitoring and alert system empowering people everywhere to better manage forests. For the first time, GFW unites satellite technology, open data and crowdsourcing to guarantee access to timely and reliable information about forests. Armed with the latest information from GFW, governments, businesses, and communities can halt forest loss. For more information, visit www.globalforestwatch.org.


Source: WRI.


About World Resources Institute

World Resources Institute (WRI) is a global research organization that spans more than 50 countries, with offices in the United States, China, India, Brazil, and more. They have more than 300 experts and staff working closely with leaders to turn big ideas into action to sustain natural resources – the foundation of economic opportunity and human well-being. For more information, visit www.wri.org.