27 Jul

Map of the Week: Beware of Lyme Disease

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, black legged and deer ticks have invaded new areas across the United States, carrying Lyme Disease into places it has not existed before. Researcher Rebecca Eisen at the CDC said “even...
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21 Jul

SPIN Global

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: SPIN Global is a Washington D.C based small business that provides software solutions which help private, non-governmental and public sector agencies improve coordination prior to a disaster and enables organizations to jointly plan, train and operate effectively as...
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17 Jul

Pure Earth

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: Pure Earth is a Not-for-Profit which identifies and cleans up the poorest communities throughout the developing world where high concentrations of toxins have devastating health effects by devising clean-up strategies, empowering local champions and securing support from national...
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13 Jul

Map of the Week: The Land of Chocolate

Chocolate, made from the cocoa bean, is the world’s favorite sweet. Cocoa and chocolate have influenced the world more than most realize. The lure of sweet cocoa seeds was a primary incentive for European powers to pursue colonial interests in the...
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8 Jul

Valarm

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: Valarm is a software company based in Los Angeles, California, which makes awesome remote monitoring software that’s powerful, affordable, friendly, and solves real-world problems.  Their remote monitoring software is used in industries like water resources management, pollution and...
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