Satellite image and analysis of damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Evan in Samoa. Credit: UNITAR-UNOSAT With crisis mapping’s increasing profile, other organizations have joined the fray. Just this...

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Haiti map after the 2010 earthquake. Over 450 OpenStreetMap volunteers from an estimated 29 countries digitized roads, landmarks and buildings to assist with disaster response and reconstruction....

Dana Rawls |

Photo: SkyPics Studio/Shutterstock Data on the sharing economy (Uber, Airbnb and so on) are scarce, but a recent study estimates that the revenue growth of these platforms has been dramatic. In...

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A waste collection site in Dar es Salaam,   Tanzania. Photo: Cecilia Paradi-Guilford Plastic waste, in particular PET, which is typically found in soda bottles, is becoming abundant in African...

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(This blog post has been co-authored with Christine Kimes)

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