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New Web App Uses Google Maps to Track Deforestation as it Happens

New Web App Uses Google Maps to Track Deforestation as it Happens

Google just unveiled a new online tool called Global Forest Watch that allows organizations and everyday people to monitor deforestation around the world. More than 40 organizations are collaborating on

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Amtrak Teams with Google to Create a Real-Time Train Locator Map

Amtrak Teams with Google to Create a Real-Time Train Locator Map

Google Maps recently launched a new interactive tool that allows Amtrak's 31 million passengers to easily track the exact location of and arrival times for the rail service's trains. The new locator map

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Half of World’s Coral Reefs Destroyed in Last 30 Years, According to New Survey

Half of World’s Coral Reefs Destroyed in Last 30 Years, According to New Survey

Half of the world's coral reefs have been destroyed over the past three decades, according to a recent Catlin Seaview Survey (CSS). In a race to document their decline, the CSS teamed up with Google

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Google’s New ‘Street View’ Maps Let You Dive in the Galapagos Islands!

Google’s New ‘Street View’ Maps Let You Dive in the Galapagos Islands!

Google has coursed the Amazon, swam the Great Barrier Reef and scaled the Burj Khalifa - and now the tech giant has launched their latest Street View Trekker project with a collection of incredible maps

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Keith Jennings Carves Mysterious Spirits into Living Trees

Keith Jennings Carves Mysterious Spirits into Living Trees

Through his work, Keith Jennings draws a connection between human spirituality and the environment. The serene and wise expressions create an emotional connection to plants that may at first feel distant

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Google Maps Launches Detailed Views of the Grand Canyon!

Google Maps Launches Detailed Views of the Grand Canyon!

Anyone who has visited the Grand Canyon is sure to be familiar with its breathtaking beauty, its numerous trekking routes, and the terrifying stories about how hikers can potentially get lost. Never fear

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Google Adds Underwater Panoramic Sea Views To Study the World’s Reefs & Promote Awareness

Google Adds Underwater Panoramic Sea Views To Study the World’s Reefs & Promote Awareness

Earlier in the year, Google Maps and the Catlin Seaview Survey began their project to document some of the world's most beautiful reefs. The goal of the project was two-fold; first to give everyone the

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Reforest Patagonia Announces Plans to Plant One Million Trees in Chile

Reforest Patagonia Announces Plans to Plant One Million Trees in Chile

An ambitious citizen campaign called Reforest Patagonia is hoping to plant one million trees in Chilean Patagonia in what has been considered the largest, most ambitious native tree reforestation campaign

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A Pair Travels from NYC to San Francisco by Electric Bike to Educate Americans on Green Transportation

A Pair Travels from NYC to San Francisco by Electric Bike to Educate Americans on Green Transportation

Boris Mordkovich and Anna Mostovetsky thrive on adventure and share an enduring passion for the environment, so when Boris and his brother, Yevgeniy started EVELO, an electric bike company in New York,

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Google Unviels “Project Glass” Augmented Reality Cyber Glasses

Google Unviels “Project Glass” Augmented Reality Cyber Glasses

Ever wish you could access Google Maps without looking down at your phone? Or that you could snap a photo and send by just looking at something? The future might be closer than you think. This week,

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Old SF’s Interactive Map Displays San Francisco’s History in Photographs

Old SF’s Interactive Map Displays San Francisco’s History in Photographs

San Franciscans love their history. The city has established historical museums of all flavors to celebrate its pioneers and their contributions to civil society. Now, armchair travelers are invited to

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Renault’s “Get You Home” EV Program Ensures You Won’t Be Left in a Dark Alley

Renault’s “Get You Home” EV Program Ensures You Won’t Be Left in a Dark Alley

Even with Google Map's new charging station finder, locating a place to plug-in your EV could still present a problem if you're out on the open road. So if you're afraid of being left out cold with no way

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Google Maps Now Indicates Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Google Maps Now Indicates Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Google is never one to be left behind in the cold, especially when it comes to innovative green transportation initiatives. The search engine powerhouse has been dabbling in everything from a network of

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How to Use Technology to Experience the Great Outdoors

How to Use Technology to Experience the Great Outdoors

Longing to leave the confines of your cubicle and venture to the great outdoors? Technology can make it a lot easier for you! From GPS units to iPhone apps like Starmap, check out all of our best tips on

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How to Use Technology to Experience the Great Outdoors

How to Use Technology to Experience the Great Outdoors

Since we usually venture to the great outdoors to escape from the fast-paced modern world, it might seem a little counter-intuitive to use technology to get there. Lo and behold though, gadgets and gizmos

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Google Maps Adds Biking Directions for 150 US Cities

Google Maps Adds Biking Directions for 150 US Cities

Attention cyclists across the US: the wait for decent biking directions is over! Google Maps users can finally get biking directions along with walking, driving, and public transportation directions. Best

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How to Use Technology to Green Your Commute

How to Use Technology to Green Your Commute

For most of us, walking, biking, driving or taking public transportation to and from work is a part of our everyday routine. Depending on the method you use, you might think that your ride is

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7 Ways to Green Your Commute With Technology

7 Ways to Green Your Commute With Technology

Although telecommuting and virtual conferencing are becoming more and more commonplace, for most of us it's still the norm to walk, drive, bike or take public transportation to get to work every day.

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