Global Forest Watch:
Everyone Has a Story | Accepting New Participants

Tutorials

This is a series of self-paced tutorials to help GFL student participants as they take forest photos and write stories. Each tutorial will direct you to the next in the sequence, so you can start at the top and work your way down.

1. Why do forests matter?

5 Reasons You Should Care

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2. How do we combat deforestation?

Deforestation is a global challenge. How does GFL help confront it?

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3. How to collect images

You are in a forest with a camera – this is how you can help!

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4. What is Global Forest Watch?

Learn about Global Forest Watch and why we use it.

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5. How does satellite imaging work?

You can get amazing photos from space. But how do you know what they show?

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6. How can we use Global Forest Watch?

See how our student interns use GFW to explain forest loss in Yosemite.

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7. Where do we get data?

8 sources to use in addition to GFW.

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8. How to write your story

Share what you discovered about local forests.

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9. How to create your digital story

Share your story with a video presentation.

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10. Analyzing images

How can we use modern technology to analyze forest images?

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