Category Archives: conservation

U.S. Post Celebrates Earth Day With Sea Surface Temperatures Forever Stamp

TweetOn April 22, the U.S. Postal Service will issue the Global: Sea Surface Temperatures Forever international price stamp. The $1.15 stamp can be used to mail a one-ounce letter to any country to which First-Class Mail International service is available. … Continue reading

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Google Map Gallery – One Click USGS Topo Downloads and more!

TweetSo you need USGS topos do you? After years and years the USGS topo data is still a hot ticket item that many Geo professionals rely on for their basemaps. Since the dawn of time these data have been quite … Continue reading

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County health ranking 2014 and health roadmaps – How Healthy is your county?

TweetThe County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program is a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. This fabulous resource not only provides maps, tables and charts (very detailed reports as well), but … Continue reading

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The World’s Most Ethical Companies Are Ranked for 2014

TweetWhat do Dell, Intel, Microsoft, and Google have in common? Yes indeed, they all made the list of the most ethical companies! The World’s Most Ethical (WME) Companies designation recognizes companies that truly go beyond making statements about doing business … Continue reading

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Esri and Technology Leaders Commit to Climate Data Initiative and Challenge Developers

TweetYesterday was all about climate and climate change! A high profile event took place in D.C. yesterday to formally launch the Climate Data Initiative, an ambitious new effort bringing together extensive open government data and design competitions with commitments from … Continue reading

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White House Event Highlighting Efforts to Boost Climate Change Preparedness

TweetAn event of interest this week in D.C with an impressive lineup of Geotech leaders to speak. On Wednesday, March 19, the White House, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will … Continue reading

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MyWaytogo Trip Planning Tool from DRCOG for Denver, Colorado Commuters

TweetA clever new trip planning tool is available to commuters in the Denver, Colorado area from DRCOG – enter Mywaytogo. The one-stop shop that allows commuters to easily and comprehensively compare their trip options and make informed choices. Users can … Continue reading

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Don’t Care About Birds? You should… Why Birds Matter {video}

TweetA fabulous and informative video from the National Audubon Society… great stuff here! About the video – Audubon President and CEO David Yarnold opens a window into the wonderful world of birds–and what Audubon is doing to protect them. Presented … Continue reading

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A correlation between NCAA mascots on the endangered species list and on-field success?

TweetAn interesting research effort via the USGS asks Could Species Conservation be Key to Winning a College Football National Championship? This via the USGS… Believe it or not, sports analysts may want to pay attention to a different set of … Continue reading

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Salish sea Oil Spill Map to Show Where the Oil will Travel in a PacNW Spill

TweetAn interesting new story map from the PacNW from the Raincoast Conservation Foundation and the Georgia Strait Alliance reveals sensitive areas and reveals where the oil would travel should a major spill take place in the area now know as … Continue reading

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Amazing Interactive Map Reveals Earth After The Ice Melts and Sea Level Rises

TweetGlobal warming, carbon emissions, the vanishing ice cover… these are all things that are on the minds of us all these days. Ever imagine what would the Earth look like if the World’s ice simply all melted? Well, now thanks … Continue reading

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Compass4Colorado Helps Colorado Flood stricken Areas With GeoTechnology

TweetThis our of Centennial Colorado – The Compass family of geospatial companies has established Compass4Colorado, a collaborative effort to make high-tech GIS and mapping capabilities available at no or low cost to organizations involved in the recovery activities related to … Continue reading

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