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New Google Earth Conservation Applications


If you take a look at the Amazon region of the world its interesting to see how the deforestation, biodiversity, tribes, endangered species, and oil spills seem to all converge together in the Amazon. What a great open source tool for monitoring and tracking environmental change. Check out these new applications for conservation on Google Earth: http://david.tryse.net/googleearth/

Upcoming Courses in the Village Earth/CSU Online Certificate Program in Community-Based Development

Fall I Session

GSLL 1518 – Community-Based Food Systems

During this five week course, you will learn about various approaches to building community-based food systems and movements for food justice around the world. Together, we will evaluate successful efforts at food system relocalization and the protection of community food resources, as well as the factors that threaten these efforts.

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Summer II Session

GSLL 1510 – Community-Based Mapping

This course explores theories, ethics, applications, and methods of community-based mapping and its role in participatory learning and action as well as larger processes of integrated community-based development.

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