Category: Deforestation

Amazon Deforestation: Timelapse

Explore a global timelapse of our planet, constructed from Landsat satellite imagery. The Amazon rainforest is shrinking at a rapid rate to provide land for farming and raising cattle. Each frame of the timelapse map is constructed from a year of Landsat satellite data, constituting an annual 1.7-terapixel snapshot of the Earth at 30-meter resolution.

Harmful Effects of Deforestation

Join us on Twitter : Join us on G+ : join us on FB : Video Rating: / 5 Harrison Ford travels to Indonesia in 2013 to investigate how the world’s appetite for palm oil – an ingredient in everything from candy bars to laundry detergent – has led to massive deforestation


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Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest

Researchers keep tabs on deforestation in the Amazon by satellite imagery, but to know the reality of what’s causing it, you have to be on the ground. Watch this video of researchers Robert Walker’s and Eugenio Arima’s recent Amazon adventure. For more about this work, visit “Journey to the Center of the Amazon” at

Deforestation – Revolution World Issue

An in-depth look at the effects of deforestation contributing to ocean acidification and exacerbating climate change, narrated by Rob Stewart, Director of the film Revolution. Today, seventy-five percent of the world’s forests are gone due to deforestation. Plants provide oxygen, shelter, food and medicine, and impact the health and stability other ecosystems, water resources, wildlife