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Turning Over a New Leaf: GFW’s New Map Makes It Easier to Explore, Analyze and Customize Forest Data

Visitors to the Global Forest Watch map this week may have noticed some changes in the design. These changes go beyond what you see on the surface. The new map is faster, facilitates customization and makes exploring and analyzing forest data even easier. Not sure where to start? Use the new search and explore features While our diverse collection of data […]

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0 to 2 Million in Under 5 Years: GFW Celebrates a Growing Usership

Global Forest Watch (GFW) has recently passed a major milestone: its 2 millionth user! In just four and a half years, 2 million people have come to this collection of maps, graphs and data. That means 2 million people planning patrols in protected areas, searching for information on tree cover loss, or monitoring the forests […]

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Four ways GFW just became more useful

By Benjamin Jones and Alyssa Barrett This week has brought some major new upgrades to Global Forest Watch, including advanced user capabilities and better visualizations.  Where did we get the idea to make these upgrades? From you! Since our launch in February, you have shared your feedback with us, and we have made responding to […]