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A project by Brazilian non profit news agency oeco.org.br plus the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) Pushing for applying new technology on sourcing and producing environmental journalism

A project by Brazilian non profit news agency oeco.org.br plus the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) Pushing for applying new technology on sourcing and producing environmental journalism

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    The work of ((o))eco Lab - projects of Data Journalism, Interactive Maps, Geojournalism Platforms The work of ((o))eco Lab - projects of Data Journalism, Interactive Maps, Geojournalism Platforms Presentation Transcript

    • Environmental News Innovation Lab Gustavo Faleiros - Knight International Journalism Fellow
    • What is the ((o))eco NewsLab? Project by Brazilian non-profit news agency O Eco + International Center for Journalists via Knight International Journalism Fellowship
    • Data, maps, news apps…. Pushing for applying new technology on sourcing and producing enviromental journalism ….
    • Main project
    • Data Mining Platform Deforestation - Brazil: data since 1976 / 8 countries - since 2004, including Cattle Ranching and Timber Clusters
    • Data Mining Platform Oil and Mining Concessions: 9 countries - who owns blocks
    • Data Mining platform = 11,6 GB + ● Hydroeletric power plants ● Protected Areas and Indigenous territories ● Roads ● Forest Fire
    • Geojournalism - Aggregating stories to add contextual/journalistic layer to data 1200 and counting geotagged stories - Generating an API (geojson) of stories to be used on other application
    • WordPress Platform for georeferenced content http://cardume.github.io/jeo/
    • JEO WP Theme Features ● Publishes map layers (MapBox, CartoDB) and allow settings direct via WordPress ● Every post can be geolocated and filtered on interactive timeline ● Distribution widget generating embed code and maps on social media
    • Partnerships with independent media outlets Data and Stories about illegal poaching in South Africa and its links with international ivory trafficking http://oxpeckers.org
    • Oxpeckers.org main map
    • Community and knowledge ● Launched in September 2013 ● 12 tutorials published and more to come ● Experts on 4 different continents ● Content on Creative Commons, incentive to share
    • Other Projects Indonesia EKUATORIAL Environmental News Syndication Kenya Investigations on European development investments and use of natural resources
    • Thank you Links http://lab.oeco.org.br/ My email gfaleiros@icfj.org Twitter @gufalei