Posted by: Dr. Breffni Lennon | June 21, 2012 a new geojournalism mapping platform for the Amazon

You may be interested to know about a new mapping platform that combines georeferenced environmental news articles with opensource data on deforestation, forest fires, as well as  oil and mining concessions across the Amazon. The site is in Portugese, Spanish and English and is updated regularly by a network of organizations and journalists from the nine countries that comprise the region.  It can be accessed at:

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