Welcome to the RimbaWatch Portal
RimbaWatch keeps a close eye on the forests through
harnessing satellite observations, deep-dives into desktop
research and fieldwork. We have identified over 2.5m
hectares of affected forests over thousands of alerts,
spotlighting environmental abuses and holding the
To illustrate this, we have developed the RimbaWatch portal. This is a one-stop center for data on deforestation in Malaysia, which allows users to monitor past changes and projected deforestation based on analysis of thousands of alerts, sorted by economic activity.
We have strived to make this data as accurate as possible. We strongly recommend you read the Data Explainer before making conclusions from the portal.
The raw data published on the portal, and other geospatial layers for further analysis, can be downloaded at our resources page.
For further information please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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RimbaWatch has identified over 2.5m hectares of affected forests over thousands of alerts, spotlighting environmental abuses and holding the authorities accountable. Users are encouraged to read the data explainer before using the data.
OPEN DATA PORTAL
RimbaWatch makes all data displayed on the RimbaWatch portal, and a catalogue of other relevant datasets, downloadable.
We accept all kinds of information relevant to past and projected future deforestation, and other climate-risk projects, in Malaysia. This can include photos, maps and insider tips.
RimbaWatch is an environmental watchdog focusing on deforestation, climate change and human rights. As an independent and open source of data and analytics, we equip all relevants parties with the information needed to achieve a climate transition that is nature-positive and just.