At the UNFCCC COP18, a panel of experts discussed major challenges and innovations in forests today, including a sneak peak of Global Forest Watch 2.0.
Global Forest Watch 2.0 is a powerful near-real-time forest monitoring system that unites satellite technology, data sharing, and human networks around the world to fight deforestation. Launching in 2013.
- Nigel Sizer, Director, Forests Initiative, World Resources Institute
- Nirarta “Koni” Samadhi, Head of REDD+ Task Force Working Team on Moratorium Monitoring, Presidential Work Unit on Monitoring and Controlling Development, Government of Indonesia
- Per Fredrik Ilsaas Pharo, Director, International Climate and Forest Initiative, Norwegian Ministry of the Environment, Government of Norway
- Tim Christophersen, Senior Program Officer, Forests and Climate Change, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
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