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Sustainable Development Goals

World Water Day: New ways to see WASH data on the Spatial Data Repository

World Water Day is celebrated on March 22 to raise awareness of and to inspire action to tackle water and sanitation issues globally. Blue Raster, with leadership from and in close collaboration with The DHS Program, has developed the Local Data Mapping tool ,debuting today on the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository(SDR).  Read More

New Updates to The DHS Program Spatial Data Repository: A one stop shop for Spatial Analysis Datasets

You may be familiar with the USAID funded DHS Program Spatial Data Repository (SDR) and use it to access spatial and non-spatial indicator data produced by The DHS Program surveys.  However, if you have not visited recently or are new to the tool check it out today!   There are brand new features, like a…  Read More

Advancing Sustainable Development in West Africa: A Geospatial Toolkit for Monitoring SDG Goals

Blue Raster partnered with the Biospheric Sciences Lab at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and MIT Media Lab to develop a desktop-based geospatial toolkit for calculating and reporting key indicators within Goal 15 of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.  Read More

New Features in the LEARN Tool Expand Functionality for Assessing GHG Emissions from Land Use

Blue Raster is pleased to release the new build for the LEARN (Land Emissions and Removals Navigator) Tool. Built in partnership with Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) and the World Resources Institute (WRI), the LEARN Tool allows for community inventorying of the effects of land use change on greenhouse gas emissions. This tool empowers policy makers, local governments, and community members to make informed decisions on environmental and climate policy.  Read More

Building Out the ASEAN Biodiversity Dashboard: An Accessible, Hands-On Approach to Conservation Education

With a goal to enhance and increase the efficiency of major conservation efforts and prevent species extinction across the ASEAN Region, the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) partnered with NatureServe—a nonprofit that provides biodiversity data to a plethora of conservation organizations—to create an interactive, online biodiversity dashboard.  Read More

Promoting Sustainable Forestry Practices with High Resolution Imagery

Blue Raster is proud to have developed and supported an audit area tool for the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). This solution pulls data so that auditors can examine historic and current tree cover before going on site to complete their inspections. Blue Raster recently integrated high resolution satellite imagery from Planet and Sentinel into the audit area tool.  Read More

Esri Nonprofit Specialty: Enabling Nonprofits to Use GIS for Greater Impact

Blue Raster is a proud member of the Esri Nonprofit Specialty. Partners in the Nonprofit Specialty are recognized for their alignment with and their knowledge and expertise of Esri’s Nonprofit Organization Program.  Read More


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