Jack and Laura Dangermond, the founders of Esri, have donated $165 million to the Nature Conservancy to purchase 38 square miles of unspoiled natural habitat at Point Conception, California.
Finding a balance between the needs of humans with those of the natural environment has always been a challenge. There is substantial difficulty trying to manage the Earth’s resources – its land, water, plants, and animals – because of many complex problems that arise in doing so. Different groups of […]
The economic, social and cultural viability of any nation is mainly determined by the land and water resources that it has (Harahsheh, 2001). These natural resources are essential to the economy of a nation since they play a critical role in the provision of employment, they are a source of […]
Conservation biologists have come to recognize the importance of GIS in their discipline. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have become a useful tool in the field of landscape ecology. A common application of GIS is the generation of landscape indicators, which are quantitative measurements of the status or potential health of […]
Guest article from Trimble. The Western Penobscot Bay region of Maine is one of the most scenic areas in the Northeast United States and continues to be a favorite destination for travelers during the summer tourist season. With abundant water resources and forestland, the region is a natural haven for […]