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Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Japanese Space Technology Protecting Forests Worldwide

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) interviewed Kenichi Shishido, who is in charge of forestry and conservation projects at the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), an independent administrative institution that coordinates official development assistance for the government...

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Drones Could Make Forest Conservation Monitoring Significantly Cheaper

Amsterdam, Sept. 28, 2015—Drones could monitor the success of forest regeneration in the tropics, suggests a new study published in Biological Conservation. The researchers say automating the monitoring process leads to equally accurate results and could save a...

Monday, October 13th, 2014

FAO Sets Standards to Improve National Forest Monitoring Systems

ROME, Oct. 10, 2014—FAO has launched free software tools that it hopes will improve the way many developing nations monitor the state of their forests to tackle deforestation and climate change. The tools are designed to assist countries through the...

Monday, October 14th, 2013

Indonesians Blend Culture with Maps to Save Vanishing Forest

With machetes slung over their shoulders and cooking pots tied to their packs, a team of seven surveyors set off from this sleepy hill town recently to complete a mapping project they hope will bring their village...

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Indonesian Group to Map Millions of Hectares of Customary Land

Last May, indigenous peoples in Indonesia won a major victory regarding their rights to customary lands, after a landmark ruling by the country’s Constitutional Court declared state control of customary forests unconstitutional. The ruling theoretically puts 40...

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

GIS Practices for Hillside Monitoring and Management

Supergeo helped Public Works Department, Taipei City Government develop an information system for dynamic spatial data reporting and management. The system allows inspectors to upload the reported violation cases and ensures accurate data entry via mobile devices...

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Pratibha Pande to Complete Survey of Goa Sanctuaries

Chief minister Manohar Parrikar has decided to appoint environmentalist Pratibha Pande to complete the survey of sanctuaries in the state.  While hearing the petition in February, the high court had requested the chief minister to personally look...

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

India Panel Urges Tree Plantation Mapping

In a first of its kind study on felling and transit regulations for tree species grown on non-forest and private land, an expert panel has called for mapping of such plantations. It also suggested a uniform mechanism to...

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

New Satellites to Help Save Indonesian Forests

Virtual mapping has become a vital tool in forest conservation, allowing the public to see where deforestation is occurring. In Indonesia, several environmental organizations are leading efforts with new technology that they hope will pressure businesses and...

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Google Grant Helps NGOs Protect Forests in Indonesia

Google has provided a grant to Eyes on the Forest and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to visualize and protect Indonesia's forests and endangered wildlife. The mapping of important biodiversity--including rhinos, tigers, elephants and orangutans--is made possible...

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