Tag: Forests

Four Open Data Initiatives to Inspire: Melbourne, Australia

If you’re looking for some inspiration about what applications and services can be made available with the power of local data, look no further than the city of Melbourne in Australia. Voted the “World’s Most Liveable City” five years running,

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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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3 Ways Open Data Can Help Forests

This article originally appeared on Insights, World Resources Institute. The open data movement—the idea that certain data should be freely available to everyone—can drive innovation, make government and corporate activities more transparent and improve decision-making about natural resources. Global Forest

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