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A global map of poverty in fishing communities

Dr. Alfredo Giron-Nava details how to harness GeoPower to inform policy and alleviate poverty. In 2014 when I started my Ph.D. at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, I was convinced that many of the fisheries sustainability issues that we face today could be addressed with technical solutions. I thought we needed more data on fish growth …

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GeoPrivacy and Education

How Dr. Dara Seidl Teaches GeoPrivacy in a Modern Age The proliferation of location-based services and smart technologies has led to the leveraging of location data for unexpected uses. Like the concept of privacy itself, geoprivacy goes by a number of definitions. Most commonly, geoprivacy is the right of individuals to determine the extent to …

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GeoLocation and Self-Identity

How Fr. Michael Rozier uses GeoData to understand the world ‘Who am I’ is one of the most important questions we’ll ever ask ourselves.  There are some enduring aspects of our answer – our family and town of origin, fundamental personality traits, long-standing hopes and fears, among much else – but there are other parts …

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2019 EthicalGEO Video Winners

Below are the 7 winning EthicalGEO video proposals. Be sure to keep the conversation going by leaving a comment.

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The 2019-2020 EthicalGEO Fellows have been announced.

Congratulations to the new 2019-2020 EthicalGEO Fellows, and welcome to the EthicalGEO Blog! Fellows were selected from an extremely impressive group of applicants, with bright ideas that can serve to not only improve our data driven world, but also to pave the way for a shared, ethical society. Each Fellow will receive a $7,500 award …

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Announcing the 2019 EthicalGEO Fellows!