earth day

Apr. 17/13

Maptivism = maps + activism. Interactive online maps are an excellent way to communicate and engage, often telling a story in a way that words can’t. Maps can do anything from reporting emergencies, documenting event to instantly interpreting complex data. They can even find you the best coffee in town.

“Online mapping is only four or five years old, but it has become so integrated into our lives we often forget how new and innovative it is,” writes Lisa Goldman on techpresident.com.

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Date: 
Nov. 02/12
Location: 
Sam's Tours Malakal 96940
Palau

 

Sam's Tours and Royal Belau Yacht Club Dives Against Debris

Focusing on Preventing Debris Underwater – One Dive at a Time

 

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Downbelow Marine and Wildlife Adventures, Malaysia enlisted the help of 30 university students for their Dive For Earth Day event. The students from University of Glamorgan, UK were visiting Gaya Island as part of a research project. 

Jaco from Downbelow, “They happily agreed to pitch in and help remove trash from the very environment they had been researching the previous week.”  To end the day dive shop donated a brand new dive computer and the students dug deep to raise $400 for Project AWARE.

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