Asian Surveying & Mapping
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European aerial surveying industry gathered at the 2022 EAASI Summit
More than 70 members of the aerial mapping industry...
China releases report on remote sensing monitoring for global ecology
BEIJING - China's Ministry of Science and Technology issued...
Singapore launches Environmental Services Industry Transformation Map, to create more than 1,600 PMET jobs by 2025
With a total of 23 Industry Transformation Maps to be...
China builds new dam in Tibet near Indian border
In a development that is a matter of concern...
Abu Dhabi’s Bayanat more than doubles 2022 net profit on revenue boost
Bayanat, a geospatial data products and services provider which listed...
Esri India Inks MoU with TEXMiN – IIT (ISM) Dhanbad
Esri India, the country’s leading Geographic Information System (GIS)...
China forms all-weather remote sensing monitoring system for all waters, islands: top aerospace authorities
China’s space technology was deeply applied in the country’s...
EU and Japan to improve Earth observation data through Copernicus
As part of a recent agreement, Japan will provide...
Indonesia deploys first student satellite through KiboCUBE programme
VIENNA - Indonesia has successfully deployed its first student...
Joshimath Crisis: ISRO Satellite Images, Reports Show How the Entire Town is at the Brink of Collapse
An eerie silence prevails over the small town of...

Conservation

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Fiji Scientists Using New Zealand Mapping System for Conservation Planning

Conservationists in Fiji are using high-tech maps to pinpoint where they should focus their efforts to protect endangered species. A natural sciences lecturer at New Zealand’s Unitec Insititute of Technology, Glenn Aguilar, and a colleague are collaborating...

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Smartphones to Supplement Satellite Imagery for Western Ghats Conservation

The Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) is joining hands with the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), U.S., for a project on using smartphones in a big way for crowdsourcing, a participatory exercise to generate data, for...

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Walled City: New GIS Developed to Aid Conservation Work

The Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) has started testing a new geographical information system (GIS) to help it regulate conservation and development work at the city’s historic quarter. The GIS, developed in collaboration with the Aga...

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Logging Looms in Australia’s National Parks

Logging would be allowed in NSW national parks and a freeze imposed on the declaration of new conservation areas under recommendations of a state government-dominated parliamentary inquiry. Read More

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

India Pushes to Conserve Urban Ecosystems for Sustainable Development

While Gangtok, a picturesque town in Sikkim, is fighting with urbanization to conserve fragile Himalayan ecosystem, Kozhikode in Kerala wants to preserve the wetlands in heart of the city that is under threat from constant urbanization. It...

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Kerala Prepares Digital Maps of All 44 Rivers in the State

The state water resources department has launched an ambitious project to prepare digital maps of all 44 rivers in the state and feed them on to a geographic information system (GIS)- based platform, possibly in 3D format....

Monday, January 7th, 2013

Indonesia’s Indigenous People Preserve Biodiversity

Dubbed one of the world’s top-two mega centers of biodiversity alongside Brazil, Indonesia is also a country of enormous cultural diversity. Among its 259.94 million inhabitants today, there are more than 500 ethnic groups speaking over 1,000...

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Indonesia Approves Landmark Forest Protection Project

Indonesia on Wednesday approved a rainforest conservation project that sets aside an area roughly the size of Singapore and rewards investors with tradeable carbon credits in the first of its kind to win formal backing in the...

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Mapping the Mangroves Goes Global

An ongoing project of the Qatar Foundation and Conservation International has been the mapping of mangroves for conservation and biodiversity protection. The project has deployed remote sensors in the field to capture readings as well as satellites...

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

India’s Poor Most Vulnerable to Rapid Biodiversity Loss

India’s poorest fishing, forest and farming communities will be worst hit by rapid losses of nature as well as efforts to conserve it. They are at risk of losing their lands to erosion and mining or being...

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