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Green Map System Introduction 4-11

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    • Think Global, Map Local! Introducing Green Map System
    • New York City always had a few green spots, local food and mobilityoptions, but they were not part of people’s perception of the city Community gardens, bike services, greenmarkets
    • The original Green Apple Map of NYC in 1992 helped people see andconnect with the city, its environment and sustainable living resources First Editions & Tour
    • In 1995, the concept of local Green Map projects connected bya global icon set took shape in NYC, Copenhagen and Kyoto
    • What is a Green Map? It s a locally created mapthat uses globally designed Green Map Icons to chart: 9 d Y
    • Today, we’re using Version 3 of these award-winning icons toidentify, promote and link thousands of sites in 170 categories Multilingual posters - GreenMap.org/icons Barcelona’s Farmers & Robeson US’s Sun Factory Artisans Market kayak tours Yogyakarta ID’s Breda NL’s Hybrid Geologic Feature Eco Center Vehicles
    • Green Mapmakers share adaptable tools and multimedia resourcesas they create compelling local maps of all scales and formatsIcons: Guide the selection of sites to be mapped as well as highlight each oneMapmaking Guides: Design print or web maps, spur community involvement, etc.Multimedia Resources: Multilingual websites, books, workshops, videosArchives: Green Maps, stories, exhibits, presentations and exchanges
    • Green Mapmaking: Research and Design
    • Green Mapmaking: Production and Distribution
    • Engaging 740 communities in 55 countries, more than 550 publishedGreen Maps are already being utilized by millions of people
    • Each partnering community group, NGO, tourism and city agency,enterprise or student group has their own locally determined goals
    • Green Maps Singapore China Wetlands Biodiversity-themed Green Map 30 Universities took part in WWF s contest and Shanghai Expo exhibit
    • Green Maps Cape Town South Africa Santa Monica USA Open Green Map & Print Maps Protecting the Bay s Wildlife
    • Green Maps Stockholm Sweden Yokohama Japan Get Outdoors Mobility Copenhagen 2003
    • Green Maps New York Victoria Canada Highlighting Waste - Youth Perspectives Land, Local Food & Peoples
    • Green Maps Taipei Taiwan Banda Aceh Indonesia CSR - Efficiency in the Workplace Disaster Relief and Planning
    • Green Mapmakers have produced murals, videos, skits,choreography, exhibits, shown in Cuba, Colombia, US and Japan
    • However, the complete process can be too difficult, preventingimportant local findings from being shared Development Research Design Production Open Green Map was created to: • lower technological and financial barriers to online mapping • preserve valuable community organizing and dissemination • increase public participation, exchange and impacts • make content sharable and useful different ways
    • Today, there are16,000 sites on nearly 200 Open Green Maps.You can explore separately or in one world view map
    • Open Green Map’s World View displays every green site, startingwith 2 from each map. Jump to maps from sites. 7 language interface
    • Filter your view of the map by toggling the Legend’s icons. Hover overany icon for its definitions.You can see who contributed each site.
    • Open for Mapmaker’s overview. Explore Public Tabs, social inclusionindicators and up to 8 icons. Sidebar links to Profile, PDFs, etc.
    • At the Multimedia tab, everyone is invited to share their own images,videos and PDFs about the green site
    • The Impacts tab collects data that describes how each site benefitsindividuals and communities. There is also a Map Impacts graph
    • The website includes videos, workshop guides, presentation and PRresources for involving the community and engaging media
    • Explore the Mobile Website at GreenMap.orgGet the Green Map iPhone App, too. Add sites with either!What s Green Nearby?™ is featured, along with our global movement Find everything nearby, or Search by Icon. Add sites while you are on the spot today. More to come…sponsors sought!
    • Green Map Widgets share our maps on any website!GreenMap.org/widgets Cape Town South Africa Berlin Germany Green Map widget
    • International awards and national recognition for ournon-profit, global-local network and powerful tools Organization awards include: Open Green Map: US National Sustainability Award: Treehugger Best of Green New Communications Tools Living Labs Global United Nations Global Best Practices 100 INDEX Awards Finalist Cause / Affect The Tech Awards Laureate Tele Atlas Maps in Apps Spirit of the Land - Salt Lake City Olympics NetSquared EXPO 2000 Project Award the World We Media Pitch It Eyebeam Art & Technology Eco-Viz
    • Diverse media coverage underscores our worldwide reachand importance in emerging markets & established capitals Our story generates local interest around the world: BBC Treehugger New York Times Fast Company Jakarta Post The Economist Google Maps Mania Tout Azimut Afrika T Youth Today The L Magazine Brote Ecológico Asia News Israel 21C Urbanist Click2Map WNYC Xiamen Communication Arts Ecôllo
    • Think Global, Map Local! Explore GreenMap.org and get involved! Contact Green Map System: info@greenmap.org +1 212 674 1631