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Mar 27, 2024|Users In Action|4 minutes

Voices of Global Forest Watch: Justice Camillus Mensah, Hen Mpoano 

As part of our Voices of Global Forest Watch series, watch and read about Justice Camillus Mensah’s work with Ghana nonprofit Hen Mpoano.

AMPA volunteer using Forest Watcher
Nov 28, 2023|Users In Action|8 minutes

Forest Guardians in Action: Amazónicos por la Amazonía Tackles Environmental Crimes with GFW

GFW Small Grants Fund recipient AMPA is working with communities and authorities to to verify and raise awareness of environmental crimes.

Suriname forests
Nov 20, 2023|Users In Action|

Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Are Using Satellite Data to Fight Deforestation

Communities are increasingly using tools like GFW to gather evidence of deforestation and degradation on their lands and take legal action.  

African savannah elephants in the Maasai Mara
Sep 20, 2023|Users In Action|5 minutes

Protecting Critical Forest Habitats in the Maasai Mara with Mara Elephant Project

Maasai Mara forests in Kenya are vital for communities and wildlife. Mara Elephant Project helps protect these forests with data from GFW.

2023 GFW Small Grants Fund recipient Rainforest Foundation US
Mar 01, 2023|Users In Action|7 minutes

Introducing Global Forest Watch’s 2023 Small Grants Fund Recipients

GFW’s 2023 Small Grants Fund recipients are using satellite-based forest monitoring technologies to manage and protect forests on the ground.

Indigenous community monitors in Copal Urco plan a patrol to monitor deforestation
Jul 12, 2021|Users In Action|4 minutes

Supplied with Tech, Indigenous Forest Monitors Curb Deforestation

A recent study shows that indigenous forest monitors equipped with satellite data saw a 52% reduction in deforestation in the first year.