Since Chief Almir first contacted Google 5 years ago, their partnership has flourished. The Surui have created a cultural map in Google Earth to preserve their knowledge of their territory including plants, animals and historic sites. They are also using Android cell phones equiped with ODK (Open Data Kit) to monitor illegal logging and measure the biodiversity and carbon stocks of their forest.

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    One Response to “Trading Bows and Arrows for Laptops – Carbon and Culture”

    1. guido says:

      A great filmmaking job about a great non-profit job, best wishes to you and to the Surui!

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