Visualizing the planet’s vital signs

This week we explored interactive media around climate related issues. We looked at issues on our planet of deforestation, carbon emissions, rising sea levels and coral bleaching in the Great Barrier Reef.  We found microsites, an app and a news articles that did some interesting time lapsed data visualizations of these issues.  This is what we discovered:… Continue reading Visualizing the planet’s vital signs

Using drones, texts and blogs to combat deforestation in Borneo

This week our friends at Greenpeace tweeted a link to a powerful interactive media site, which documents how a community on the Island of Borneo is using homemade drones, text messages and blogging to combat deforestation. The site was created by Radio Television Suisse and a non-profit journalism program. We decided to take a look… Continue reading Using drones, texts and blogs to combat deforestation in Borneo