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  • New High-Resolution Forest Maps Reveal World Loses 50 Soccer Fields of Trees Per Minute

    A new Science paper provides the first high-resolution, global picture of annual forest cover change over the period 2000 to 2012. Prior to this research, the world lacked up-to-date, globally consistent forest data-- most information about forests is years out-of-date by the time it finds its way into policymakers’ hands.

    Three key findings emerge from the new maps–and they point to solutions policymakers can pursue now.


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