University of Maryland

New interactive online map shows forest loss and gain from 2000-2012

First map of forest change that is globally consistent and locally relevant

A new high-resolution global map has been created as an interactive online tool that shows forest loss and gain from 2000 to 2012.

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 18/11/2013 - 14:05

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39

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-77
Mon, 11/18/2013

Connecting Environmental Observations with Cholera Outbreaks in Bangladesh

Taking a global view, public health issues and the environment are intimately linked. As an example, research has demonstrated that cholera epidemics occur seasonally in Bangladesh, with peak outbreaks happening twice a year. This bimodal outbreak pattern closely follows the times when large monsoon events are frequent (spring and fall).

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 10/08/2011 - 15:41

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39

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-77
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