From Hotspots to Hopespots: Connecting Local Changes to Global Audiences: UNEP Global Environmental Alert Service - July 2013

United Nations Environment Programme (2013)

As changes to ecosystems and the environment continue to occur in response to growing population pressure and natural processes, ways to measure and observe these changes on a regular basis will become increasingly important. Satellite imagery offers an important way to provide evidence of such changes and connect local changes to wider audiences.