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Satellite surveillance? Check. Tracking devices on? Check. Secret observers in place? Check.

Greenpeace just caught illegal loggers red handed in the Amazon.

Greenpeace investigators just exposed a massive illegal logging operation in the Amazon rainforest — the only home of the jaguar — after risking their lives to plant… 576 more words

Sustainable Action Network

Toronto cyclists can win a bike and other prizes by using smartphone cycling app

City of Toronto News Release

The City of Toronto is launching a contest in which cyclists who record their cycling trips on the City’s cycling app until November 30 can win a bike or many other great prizes. 396 more words

City Of Toronto

Crowdsourcing Mornings: Pod Pet Tracker

This is Crowdsourcing Mornings! This post takes place every weekday morning and highlights one crowdsourcing project I liked from Kickstarter, Indiegogo, or other crowdsourcing websites. 404 more words

Crowdsourcing

Find that Airplane--FREE!!

Earlier this year, I wrote a little post about how Harris Corporation and Aireon were working together to make accurate global aircraft tracking a reality.  They’re doing this by placing GPS signal receivers and transmitters as an extra payload on board Iridium NEXT satellites.   446 more words

John Holst

Rolling Jubilee Makes Student Loans Disappear

‘Since November 2012, Rolling Jubilee has purchased and eradicated about $15 million worth of debt arising from unpaid medical bills. Today, the group announced that it has erased $3.9 million in private student loans, including Courtney Brown’s and those of almost 3,000 other students of the for-profit Everest College. 362 more words

News

Rackwick Survey - Week 2

Week 2 of the Rackwick survey (30th June – 4th July – belated update) covered the central part of the township, south-eastern area and the sand dunes. 764 more words

Contemporary Archaeology