Tag: deforestation

Arguments for data transparency — a list for advocates

The benefits of openness can be found around the globe. In these past few years working with local transparency activists, I have been collecting examples on how opening up data (especially government data) can help improve our lives. What I’ve

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Eye on Earth Summit: Data Supply

Original post by: Elizabeth Tyson, Eye on Earth Summit 2015 Official Blogger Software systems are divided into two parts, the front end and the back end, to help identify issues, put a complex system into boxes and to simplify maintenance. Back

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Here’s How Much of the World’s Forests Could Vanish by 2050

VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here. A new report about deforestation and climate change contains a dire warning: If the world continues along its business-as-usual path, an amount of tropical forest

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