Ecosia is a search engine that plants trees each time you search for something. The Bing-powered search engine earns about half a Euro cent with each search and spends 28 cents to plant a tree. So to...
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Global Drylands Assessment is a thematic study based on the visual interpretation of satellite images in publicly available...
Open Tenure is an open source software designed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to help communities to better govern their natural resources. It uses handheld...
The forestry sector plays an essential role in Vietnam's economic development. About 25 million people are living in or near forests, particularly in mountainous regions, with many of them being poor...
Gaining access to satellite imagery can be difficult for users with poor internet connections, posing a serious challenge for natural resource managers in developing countries. Additionally, old,...
The Global Forest Watch (GFW) has published on its blog "Global Gathering to Explore How Technology is Improving Forest Governance", a post by Jonathan Mason and Jared Messinger.
In this interesting...
On 24 Jun 2014 the science magazine “Scientific American” published the article “If Poachers and Illegal Loggers Strike, This Forest Phones It In”, written by W. Wayt Gibbs.
In this piece, the author...
Staff at the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) tested a computer modeling tool to determine its value in land management.
The team applied the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) to land managment...
The Wood Industry Training School (WITC) at Akyawkrom in Ghana will add training in the use of information and communication technology (ICT). The goal is for wood workers to become more efficient in...
Deforestation has damaging environmental and social impacts. Preventing deforestation remains a challenge.
Monitoring and protecting trees in rainforests may soon be something that anyone can support...