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By watching the forest from a different perspective, we can understand the impact forests have on our way of life.

Thomas Pesquet, an ESA astronaut, had a unique opportunity to do just that...  Listen to his experience during 196 days in space and read how the UN-REDD Programme supports countries on assembling data on deforestation and forest gains and tracking changes with the use of national satellite land monitoring systems. This is thanks to cooperation with space agencies such as the Brazilian Institute for Space Research (INPE).

Read more about the country support and find the video "No matter how you look at it: this is our only home" on

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