A partnership between Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), the World Bank, the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, American Red Cross, USAID, and Development Seed, … Read more
Pitney Bowes, the maker of MapInfo, has released an updated version of the GIS software that is aimed towards lowering the amount of time it … Read more
The power of GIS is in its ability to be both simple and complex – showing difficult ideas and layers of data with a single software package makes it easily transferable to vulnerable populations and their governing forces. That power is changing the way vulnerable populations relate with their natural world and resources to keep ahead of imminent climate changes.
Worldwide overfishing is having a devastating effect on marine ecosystems. A 2014 report from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization found that one-third of marine fish … Read more
The U.S. Geological Survey’s Center for Integrated Data Analytics (CIDA) has created an open source visual description of California’s ongoing drought using free and publicly accessible … Read more