Google Tool Lets People Watch Worldwide Deforestation Unfold In Real-Time

Google Tool Lets People Watch Worldwide Deforestation Unfold In Real-Time
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Global Forest Watch shines a light on the world's worst environmental offenders.

Ross Brooks
  • 24 february 2014

Deforestation is a serious problem, but it’s also far removed from urban dwellers everyday lives for the most part, which is what makes it so hard to appreciate the damage that is being done on a daily basis. To add another tool to the environmentalist’s arsenal, Google has partnered with 40 organizations to create an “almost” real-time map of forest destruction around the world.

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