PPgis.net serves as a global avenue for discussing issues, sharing experiences and good practices related to community mapping, participatory mapping, counter mapping, Public Participation GIS (PPGIS), Participatory GIS (PGIS), and other geo-spatial information technologies and systems used to support integrated conservation and development, sustainable natural resource management and customary property rights in developing countries and First Nations. Members of the network are able to share information and lessons learned and post questions, resource documents and announcements which are relevant to the practice.
Participatory Avenues acts as focal point for sharing information and technical progress on community-based mapping and Participatory GIS (PGIS). The website provides ample documentation on Participatory 3D Modelling (P3DM), an efficient tool for merging indigenous technical knowledge and traditional spatial information. P3DM applications include community-based natural resources management, collaborative research and planning, safeguarding intangible cultural heritage, resource use, control and tenure, and related conflict management.
A site offering 600+ useful links covering the Stockholm, Rio and Johannesburg Earth/World Summits. Provides links to briefing materials, key documents, NGOs, speeches and summit outcomes. Sister site to the Oxford Earth Summit which heard 30 expert speakers discuss the problems we face and some of their potential solutions.
"Wildman" Steve Brill is a New York City naturalist. He has been leading Wild Food and Ecology Tours since 1982. He works with the general public, school classes, libraries, garden clubs, museums, scouting groups, and other organizations. He has also made numerous media appearances.
Cancer Prevention Coalition, a Non Profit 501c3, giving information and seminars, educational and advocacy group for phasing out the use of toxins in our workplace, environments and homes. Founded by Dr. Sam Epstein, MD, Univ of Ill, Professor of Environmental Sciences. Los Angeles Chapter Director is Shelley Kramer and can be reached at 310 457 5176, or email Shelley@Healthy-Communications.com