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20/01/2021
A new deforestation alert based on latest radar satellite technologies promises to make monitoring of African rainforests more effective. The users will receive near-real-time notifications of forest disturbance activities like illegal logging, which will allow appropriate interventions. The new system has been developed by the Wageningen University, in collaboration with World...
14/12/2020
A global voluntary partnership that coordinates international support in forest monitoring to help developing countries address their international reporting requirements and national information needs. Read more.
28/10/2020
Over the past few months, due to the Covid-19 outbreak and ensuing distancing measures, we have seen a significant growth in the use of online learning tools and courses from GFOI partners. Follow the link to find our selection of online courses to boost your forest monitoring skills.
22/10/2020
As announced in September, GFOI leading partner the Norwegian International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) is now providing free access to high-resolution satellite imagery to support efforts to stop deforestation and save the world’s tropical forests. Through this new partnership with Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT), Planet Labs and Airbus that has...
14/10/2020
Taking good decisions requires sound information - and protecting forests requires forest monitoring We all know that making good decisions requires good data. This is clear in our day-to-day lives. How can we choose what to wear in the morning without knowing whether it will rain or not? How would we...
29/09/2020
GFOI partner Norway will provide universal access to high-resolution satellite data of the tropics as part of efforts to stop the destruction of the world’s rainforests. The Norwegian International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) will fund Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) and its partners Planet and Airbus to deliver the service. The...
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