We monitor the state of Canada’s forests to provide quality information on development activity and environmental impacts.
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(2007-03-27) This stage of GFWC's "Where's the Best of What's Left?" project involved identifying all disturbances to Ontario's Boreal that were caused by industry in the 1990s and early 2000s. The potential impacts of these disturbances on woodland caribou habitat were also considered in this analysis.
(2006-03-22) A report, maps, and photos regarding the most comprehensive survey to date of Canada's remaining wild forest fragments. Canada's Forest Landscape Fragments: A First Approximation reveals that Canada's southern biodiversity-rich boreal and temperate forests—those forest areas primarily under concessions to forest and oil and gas companies—have been largely fragmented by industrial development.
(2004-05-07) This GFWC product provides information on who the companies that process wood from Canada's forests are, where the forest product mills that process this wood are located, what kinds of products are produced, and what the production levels are like. To our knowledge at the time of publication, the dataset we compiled for this report represented the only existing spatial dataset of forest product mills that included all types of mills. (Note: the dataset that previously accompanied this report is no longer available as it is too outdated to be considered accurate/useful.)
(2003-09-15) Global Forest Watch Canada's first major intact landscapes publication. The project used satellite imagery to identify Canada's remaining large intact forest landscapes. (Note: The dataset that previously accompanied this report is no longer available as it has been replaced by a newer iteration of GFWC's intact forests data layer.)