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Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Number of Forest Fires in Uttarakhand Coming Down

Satellite images show that there’s been a decline in the number of forest fires in Uttarakhand since April 28. Though fires in the region are still intense, images that have been sourced from two U.S. satellites Aqua...

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Australian Researchers Use Surveillance Cameras and Drones to Spy on Trees

A scientist from The Australian National University (ANU) is helping set up an international network to use surveillance camera networks and drone data to spy on trees. The network will help make huge amounts of time-lapse image...

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Forest-Mapping Instrument for Space Station Passes Major Milestone

A laser-based instrument for mapping the 3-D structure of Earth’s forests has passed a major milestone toward deployment on the International Space Station (ISS). The Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI), led by the University of Maryland, College...

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Satellite Photos Show Indonesia’s Disastrous Forest Damage

Satellite images have found that Indonesia’s ancient forests, a cradle of biodiversity and a buffer against climate change, have shrunk much faster than thought, scientists said on Sunday. Between 2000 and 2012, Indonesia lost around 6.02 million...

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Geographical Information System to Map Forest Department’s Livelihood Programme

The forest department's tribal empowerment livelihood programme will soon be analysed with GIS. The department has introduced a Geographical Information System (GIS) in the six forest divisions of Kolhan range. This new system has helped in ascertaining...

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Trimble’s UX5 Advances UAS Utility

The latest unmanned aerial system (UAS) from Trimble has made inroads beyond the inital X100 platform that came with Trimble's acquisition of Gatewing. The investment in research and development has been focused on the needs of mapping...

Monday, June 24th, 2013

NGOs Map out Indigenous Communities and Land Conflicts in Indonesia

The Community Mapping Network (JKPP) is made up of a group of NGOs; the community and ecological-based Society for Legal Reform (HuMa); Sawit Watch; the Consortium for Agrarian Reform (KPA); the Consortium in Support of a Community...

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Collaborative Land Use Planning in Indonesia

the Collaborative Land Use Study (CoLUPSIA) has been carrying out various activities related to planning and management of forests in Indonesia. The general objective is to help to reduce deforestation and the degradation of the environment by...

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

WWF and Thailand Government Launch TREEMAPS

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) and WWF-Thailand formally launched on June 6th the joint project, TREEMAPS - Tracking Reductions in Carbon Emissions through Enhanced Monitoring and Project Support - which aims to...

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Lasers Check the Pulse of Wombat Forest

In an isolated pocket of the Wombat State Forest, Anne Griebel is using laser sensors to uncover environmental secrets concealed in the trees. The sensors detect minute changes in the canopy of the forest, which is west...

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