Forest Canopy
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Find out the latest in forestry news in this week’s Forest Digest!

  • Forest-mapping instrument for space station passes major milestone —
    The Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation’s (GEDI) laser-based instrument for mapping Earth’s forest will now be entering a new phase of development, leading to the first high-resolution measurements of Earth’s forests’ vertical canopy.
  • How Long Until There Are No More Trees? —
    A new study by Yale University predicts that, by 2319, we could lose all of our trees if the current level of deforestation remains.