ENVIRONMENT
06/26/2008 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

New Google Earth Layer Shows Global Deforestation

google earth deforestation file

We've already alerted readers to the awesome new features available on Google Earth's Outreach back in April. Now, check out this new Google Earth KML file by David Tryse (download here), which visually represents the rates of deforestation across the world using polygons. A live hectare ticker and pop-up profiles are also included for placemarked countries. With the other new features of Google Earth Outreach covering everything from dams to endangered species to the South China Sea project, what could be next? Via ::Mongobay