How Drones and GPS Are Helping Indigenous People in Ecuador Save the Amazon
Maps, long used by colonizers to dispossess native peoples, are becoming a tool for indigenous people to reclaim sovereignty over their lands.
What's Behind America's Inability to Create a Trustworthy Broadband Map?
Broadband-mapping efforts from both the federal government at large and the FCC have had critical flaws that disproportionately affect rural and minority communities.
Crowdsourcing Data to Track How Rising Seas Affect King Tide Flooding
After collecting thousands of data points from a crowdsourced initiative, the Virginia Institute for Marine Science created maps that will improve regional flooding predictions.
How Bee Waggle Dances Could Inform Environmental Policy
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.