Remote sensing has made huge breakthroughs in recent years in providing global maps of land cover and land use. A … More
Is Sapelli just a tool?
In a recent interview I conducted with the director of an international NGO here in Cameroon who is familiar with … More
CITIZEN SCIENCE: BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER
On November 5 2015, a dam situated in the State of Minas Gerais (Brazil) collapsed, spreading millions of litres of … More
Learning DIY glow-worm making
“Learning by teaching”, a reflection on running a DIY Arduino glow-worm-making workshop.
New project: WeGovNow! – citizen engagement in local government
Today, we’re starting a new research project, in which we will work closely with our social enterprise ‘Mapping for Change‘. … More
The Explorer of the World playshop series – 2015
Explorer of the World playshops: seeing the world through a new lens The Explorer of the World playshop series is … More
Quando i cittadini fanno ricerca
Nel corso degli ultimi anni i cittadini hanno avuto la possibilità di giocare un ruolo prezioso nel contribuire a progetti … More
Getting closer to the field: development for whom?
I am finally back to London, after spending two months in South America. In December, I went to the 20th session … More
“We make the road by walking”: looking at ‘the bigger picture’ as a road map for citizen science
Recent discussions in several citizen science-related fora have led me to reflect on two themes: how, through our rhetoric and … More
“A different perspective” in the Greenspace Information for Greater London (GiGL) online magazine
The following piece was written for the GiGLer, the newsletter of Greenspace information for Greater London (GiGL). In this (very) … More