In Ghana, taxi drivers install sensors to monitor air quality. In Ecuador, indigenous groups count the number of trees, jaguars and other species in their part of the rainforest. In both cases, their data give scientists a richer trove of information about the environment.
The geojournalism plataform InfoAmazonia is completing one year of life today. It was launched last year on June 17 in Brazil, during the Rio+20 negotiations. At that occasion we had a wonderful opportunity to get together with journalists, developers and other professionals involved with the environmental issue and discuss the best ways of telling the story behind data