Finding innovative solutions to leaving no-one behind in the digital revolution

UN Environment and the UN Science Policy Business Forum made a global call to action to build a global digital ecosystem for the environment. This call was summarized in an executive series blog by Reuters as well as a detailed article on the SDG platform of the  International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). It is now a pivotal moment in environmental history when the deployment of new technologies offers the possibility to measure and protect our environment. The article further identified three key risks need to be mitigated while building a global digital ecosystem of environmental data, algorithms and insights, as well as the foundation for pursuing such a digital ecosystem to achieve sustainable development and global public goods.

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MapX Geospatial Newsletter_April 2019