Hi-tech tool reveals extent of deforestation

23 November, 2009 by (comments)

Shocking new statistics on natural habitat loss released by CIAT’s Decision and Policy Analysis (DAPA) program have been picked up by the Colombian newspaper Semana. DAPA has been working on a system of near real-time monitoring of land cover across Latin America, using a new PARASID tool, jointly developed by CIAT and The Nature Conservancy, which combines satellite imageryRead More …

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