FORESTLINK: An animated overview of real-time monitoring

The Rainforest Foundation UK works in the world’s two largest rainforests: the Congo Basin and the Amazon. Spread over billions of acres, these forests are under threat from illegal activities like logging and mining. These activities cause a breakdown in forest habitats, undermining forest and indigenous peoples’ livelihoods and destroying ecosystems.

By engaging communities in the fight to tackle illegal logging, our real-time monitoring project seeks to strengthen their involvement in forest protection and management. As of 2017, ForestLink is active in Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana and Peru.

Animation by Alfredo Broccolo