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New GFW Biodiversity maps help prioritize areas for conservation

Two new global datasets released on Global Forest Watch (GFW) enable us to say more about where forest biodiversity is located and how it is impacted by human disturbance.

The new “biodiversity significance” layer on GFW shows a visual representation of how important each pixel on the map is for conserving biodiversity (or how devastating it would be to lose).

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A World of Opportunity for Forest Landscape Restoration

Authors: GPFLR

This map shows areas where global forests have great potential for recovery. Areas with the highest potential for forest restoration opportunities are shown in green, while the orange and yellow areas show a lower likelihood of restoration, due to the presence of croplands.

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