Who are we?


          








Benjamin Jones
Rachael Petersen
 

Forest Trivia!


 

Which of these four products 
does not have ingredients from the forest?


1. Rubber tires

2. Makeup 

3. Donuts

4. Soap



They all do!




What country had the most 
deforestation over the last 12 years?




Russia




How many soccer fields of forests 
are lost every minute?







50



better, more accessible data is needed for the forest sector



What does it mean to have 

open data for the forest



do you have internet access?

Do you have a smartphone?

do you use google maps?





What do we do?


We unite

 

satellite technology 


open data 


and crowdsourcing 


to guarantee access to timely and reliable information about forests.

 


SATELLITE TECHNOLOGY



OpEN DATA



CROWDSOURCING



We have a lot of data.



So what? 


Let's see what we can do!


Have you heard of the recent oil drilling plans in ecuador?


What's Happening in tiger and orangutan habitat?



Some issues are more 

local than you think




what areas do you want to explore?

With GLOBAL FOREST WATCH, We Aim to 


Improve forest management
 
Empower civil society and indigenous communities

Green corporate supply chains

Protect biodiversity

Support academic research



q&a: gLOBAL fOREST WATCH



q&a: eNVIRONMENTAL cAREERS




THANK YOU!

Global Youth Conference

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Global Youth Conference

Presentation by Rachael and Benji for Global Youth Conference, 6/12/2014

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