Intact Forest Cover Data and Maps
Published Wednesday, March 22, 2006 by CCAer | E-mail this post
released a couple of maps depicted the remaining intact forest
and a suggested network of marine reserves
(also available in pdf format
). Data for intact forest cover is available in ESRI shapefile or Google Earth kmz formats
. Intact forest is defined by Greenpeace as blocks that are larger than 500 square kilometres that have not been fragmented by human infrastructure development. Also available is a poster of world intact forest landscapes with explanatory text and images (jpg
- sample at right).