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Satellite-based research shows greener Earth despite deforestation

Vegetation in savannas and shrublands helps to offset global deforestation (Image: CT Cooper)

A recent satellite-based study published in Nature Climate Change shows the world is becoming greener despite the high deforestation of some regions.

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Wed, 01/04/2015 - 13:40

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IGAC: First International Seminar on Remote Sensing

The Master's programme in Remote Sensing of the Catholic University of Manizales of Colombia and UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, IGAC, will organize their first international seminar on remote sensing from 8 to 10 May 2014 on the premises of the Catholic University of Manizales.

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Fri, 25/04/2014 - 11:28

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Fri, 04/25/2014

Peru: First National Forest Monitoring Maps released

Deforestation in Peru detected by Landsat 8 in August 2013.

Peru hosts about 75 percent of the western Amazon jungle. Deforestation is therefore a critical topic for the country. Now, a major milestone in conserving and managing the western Amazon has been reached by mapping more than 95 percent of Peruvian forests using archived satellite imagery.

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Wed, 05/03/2014 - 08:17

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Wed, 03/05/2014

Satellite technology to help fight Deforestation

Satellite image of deforestation in Brazil

The World Resources Institute, with Google and 40 other global partners, launched a website last week that helps monitor forests, Global Forest Watch.

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Mon, 24/02/2014 - 12:42
Mon, 02/24/2014

Benefiting from Earth Observation - Bridging the Data Gap for Adaptation to Climate Change in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The international symposium on ‘Benefiting from Earth Observation: Bridging the Data Gap for Adaptation to Climate Change in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region’ will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 4-6 October 2010.

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04/10/2010 to 06/10/2010

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