Removing landmines with the help of Google Earth

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The HALO Trust was formed in 1998 to help clear landmines from war-torn countries. The scope of this project is unbelievable -- they've already cleared over 13 million landmines from over 414,000 … [Read more...]

Some great updates from Meograph

Earlier this month we told you about Meograph, the "four-dimensional storytelling" engine, and they've been hard at work improving the system. The new features include: • Playback Control: … [Read more...]

TourMaker, plus Harrisburg University via the Google Earth Diorama

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Over the past few months, Colin Hazelhurst has brought us a variety of excellent tours of Captain James Cook's various expeditions, such as his exploration of Australia. Colin has since built a tool … [Read more...]

Using maps to help protect coral reefs

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Since the early days of Google Earth, organizations have found it to be an excellent tool for tracking the status of coral reefs. Back in 2006, Frank showed you ReefBase and Reef Watch, and we've … [Read more...]

Captain James Cook’s exploration of Australia

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A few months ago, we showed you Colin Hazlehurst's excellent tours of James Cook exploring New Zealand and South Island, New Zealand. Colin is back with a new presentation and it's simply … [Read more...]

The Google Earth Diorama

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Over the years we've shown you a lot of cool stuff from Paul van Dinther, including great games such as "Drive the A-Team Van" and "Ships". He's back with a huge new project that he's been working on … [Read more...]

The tales of the Arctic Tern and the Sea Grapes

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Last fall we showed you a great file from the people at Encyclopedia of Life that tracked Bluefin Tuna across the Atlantic. They're back with a few new files that show how a type of sea algae (known … [Read more...]

An amazing 3D tour of the Costa Concordia

Last week we showed you the fresh satellite imagery and tour of the wreck of the Costa Concordia. It was a great file that helped to show what happened, but now Peter Olsen (who just days ago … [Read more...]

Satellite imagery and 3D model of the cruise ship Costa Concordia

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By now you've likely heard all about the wreck of the Costa Concordia, the cruise liner crashed off the Tuscan coast last Friday, killing at least 11 passengers. DigitalGlobe has since captured aerial … [Read more...]

Captain James Cook’s circumnavigation of South Island, New Zealand

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A few months ago, we showed you the awesome tour that Colin Hazlehurst put together of Captain James Cook's circumnavigation of North Island, New Zealand. Colin has now completed the tour of Cook's … [Read more...]