Ecological Preservation : A New Interactive map of Deforestation

A new global map of deforestation reveals that 888,000 square miles (2.3 million square kilometers) of forest have vanished since 2000. The¬†interactive map (viewable online¬†Click here) is based on satellite data and is the first of its kind. The calculations are accurate down to about 100 feet (30 meters), enough detail to provide useful local…