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Find out what is happening in forests right now

Andrea Margutti

Google-powered map will watch all Earth's forests in real time

The world's forests are being rapidly destroyed, and a new map hopes to help conservationists figure out everywhere that it's happening. Using technologies from Google Maps and Google Earth, the World Resources Institute has created an interactive map that shows forest coverage almost in real time, marking where coverage has increased and — more often — where it's decreased.

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    Amazing interactive way to engage in environmental conservation. This is how organizations need to design the way they present facts to us!