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China launches a second Gaofen-12 Earth observation satellite
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Monday, October 9th, 2017

South Australian Consortium Delivering Water Project for Chinese City

Water industry experts from South Australia were appointed to deliver a stormwater harvesting pilot project for the Chinese city of Jinan under the Sponge City program, which is part of AU$400 million being invested in Jinan over...

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Feathers Used to Map Australian Waterbirds

The Feather Map of Australia enlists the help of citizens to collect waterbird feathers and to send them in for analysis. The feathers are scanned to identify the bird species as well as their diet and health....

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Asian Elephant Preferred Habitat Mapped

Researchers recently used geographic information systems (GIS) to analyse and map the range and preferred habitat of Asian elephants. These elephants number 40,00 in Asia's mainland and roughly 1,500 in peninsular Malaysia. The elephants are struggling to...

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Semporna Marine Spatial Plan to be Malaysia’s First

The Sabah Town and Regional Planning Department and WWF-Malaysia are jointly hosting a two-day Semporna Marine Spatial Planning in Semporna. The outcome is going to be historic since it will lead to the production of the first marine...

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Researchers Use Camera Traps to Identify and Track Problem Tigers in India

Researchers with the Wildlife Conservation Society and other partners in India are using high-tech solutions to zero in on individual tigers in conflict and relocate them out of harm’s way for the benefit of both tigers and...

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Leading Authority Calls for Conservation Efforts to be Mapped

Cutting-edge mapping technology is the solution for managing global efforts to protect endangered wildlife and habitats – including Australia’s Great Barrier Reef – according to a visiting international natural resources and conservation specialist.

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Indian Government Approves Mission to Sustain Himalayan Ecosystem

The government on Friday approved a national mission to sustain the Himalayan ecosystem. The mission, with an outlay of Rs 550 crore during the 12th plan period, will focus on biodiversity, conservation and protection of wildlife, traditional...

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

SuperGIS Solutions Supports Resource Africa for Sustainable Use of Natural Resources

Supergeo Technologies, a leading global provider of complete GIS mapping software and solutions, announced that Resource Africa utilized SuperGIS solutions including SuperGIS Server 3.1a, SuperGIS Desktop 3.2, and SuperGIS Spatial Analyst 3 to support its conservation projects...

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

Mapping Aquifers: Aerial Technology Used to Find Drinking Water

Water scarcity is endemic in India . With groundwater irrigation accounting for over 60 % of the total area irrigated , it's important to save this precious resource. Recognizing this, the ministry of water resources has ,...

Monday, October 14th, 2013

Indonesians Blend Culture with Maps to Save Vanishing Forest

With machetes slung over their shoulders and cooking pots tied to their packs, a team of seven surveyors set off from this sleepy hill town recently to complete a mapping project they hope will bring their village...

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