This video is a briefing of Global Forest Watch (www.globalforestwatch.org), a dynamic online forest monitoring and alert system that empowers people everywhere to better manage forests.
Palm oil is Indonesia’s top exported commodity and has become a key economic drivers for the country. However, it has also been often associated with the loss of Indonesia's valuable forests.
The Suitability Mapper enables users to identify potentially suitable sites for sustainable palm oil production.
The Forest Cover Analyzer enables users to assess forest cover change and risks related to sustainable palm oil production in areas of their choice in Kalimantan, Indonesia.
For the most up-to-date information, please visit the Global Forest Watch project page.
Since 1982, the World Resources Institute has been making big ideas happen at the intersection of people and the environment. This video briefly explains three WRI success stories that give only a glimpse into the richly diverse work that we do.
Through the Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHGP) World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) work with businesses to develop standards and tools that help companies measure, manage, report and reduce their carbon emissions.