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Weaving a Stronger Web

Weaving a Stronger Web

Image: Photo by NASA on UnsplashUsing Networks of Networks in Conservation"Multiscalar networks - networks that cross levels or layers - are what turns innovation into widespread systemic transformation" 1While networking is a common term and is one of the most...

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Mapping a Greener Future for All

Mapping a Greener Future for All

Image: The lines that shape our cities (arcgis.com)Maps and storymaps shaping conservation married with social concerns"Maybe stories are just data with a soul." 1In our last Lightning Update, we covered some essential sources of data that many in the conservation,...

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Data Charts Our Course

Data Charts Our Course

People's Climate March NYC 2014. Photo: Susan MelkisethianThe intersection of geospatial information and issues of environmental justice is a rapidly expanding field, with an increased level of interest in recent years. A variety of tools exist at a local and national...

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Hot Hot Hot! Global Warming Red Alert

Hot Hot Hot! Global Warming Red Alert

Photo: Wiki CommonsOn August 9, 2021, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a new report describing the inevitable and devastating impacts of climate change. This report was not the first to warn of impending doom, but it certainly...

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Eyes in the Skies for Easement Monitoring

Eyes in the Skies for Easement Monitoring

High-Resolution Data: To the Chesapeake Conservancy’s Chesapeake Innovation Center (CIC), precision conservation means doing projects at the right place, the right scale, the right size, and the right time. This movement is redefining how landscape conservation is...

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A Really Big Deal

A Really Big Deal

This view of Georgetown Waterfront Park in Washington, DC shows many of the kinds of green and grey infrastructure included in this really big deal.Credit: Georgetown BIDAlmost everyone agrees that our nation desperately needs major investments in repairing and...

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