Global Forest Watch:
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How to Create your Digital Story

Digital stories help to engage the audience and to better relay your story.

Submit Your Digital Story

What is a GFL digital story?

  • Spotlights a specific local forest change issue
  • Combines original research, personal field observations, and journalism
  • Can include text, photos, video, audio, music, graphic illustrations, and/or social media
  • May include significant “sound bites” from local experts
  • Tells an influential story about local forest change (Make your audience care)

These are the 8 steps for creating a great digital story:



This video  will teach you the essentials of the digital storytelling. 

These tutorials show how to add narration to a presentation.