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Google boils down water data for new UN environment site


A view of the polluted shore of the Titicaca lake in Puerto Perez, La Paz department, Bolivia. Focusing initially on fresh water ecosystems such as rivers and forests, Google will produce geospatial maps and data for a publicly available platform to be launched in October in partnership with the UNEP. — AFP

A view of the polluted shore of the Titicaca lake in Puerto Perez, La Paz department, Bolivia. Focusing initially on fresh water ecosystems such as rivers and forests, Google will produce geospatial maps and data for a publicly available platform to be launched in October in partnership with the UNEP. — AFP

TEPIC, Mexico: Vast quantities of raw satellite imagery and data will be distilled into an online platform showing how water ecosystems have changed, and how countries can manage them to prevent further loss, said Google and the United Nations. 

Focussing initially on fresh water ecosystems such as rivers and forests, Google will produce geospatial maps and data for a publicly available platform to be launched in October in partnership with the U.N. Environment Program (UNEP). 

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