Maps, long used by colonizers to dispossess native peoples, are becoming a tool for indigenous people to reclaim sovereignty over their lands.
Broadband-mapping efforts from both the federal government at large and the FCC have had critical flaws that disproportionately affect rural and minority communities.
After collecting thousands of data points from a crowdsourced initiative, the Virginia Institute for Marine Science created maps that will improve regional flooding predictions.
To survey for pollinator foraging areas, researchers could tramp around and record what they find. Or a hive of bees could do the legwork for them.