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Global Action Atlas is the latest Bing Maps Application

The Global Action Atlas by National Geographic is the latest addition of the Bing Maps library of Applications. This application lets you peer into areas where the help is needed for our planet. Therefore, National Geographic and Bing Maps together invite you to support efforts across the globe to help people in need, protect plants and animals, preserve diverse cultures, and more. You’re requested to join thousands of others who are donating, volunteering, and sharing knowledge on behalf of community-based projects working to solve global challenges.

However, Global Action Atlas is a simple application to check ON and OFF boxes for efforts of interest.

With this application, you can have actionable themes that comprise include Conservation, Humanitarian Affairs, Cultures, Exploration, Climate Change and Energy and are further described as such:
•   Conservation: This comprises categories about animals and plants; fresh water; landscapes; migrations and corridors; and oceans and coastal areas.
•    Climate Change: This is to focus about projects having to do with forest conservation and management; renewable energy; reforestation; and ocean impacts.
•   Cultures: This features projects focusing on preserving endangered languages; cultural preservation; archeology; and indigenous rights.
•    Energy: Focuses on technology; energy efficiency; and energy investment.
•    Exploration: Focuses on taking action to help preserve our planet; to explore its mysteries through sustainable travel; and to raise awareness about cultures and environments, and science and adventure projects.
•    Humanitarian Affairs: Includes projects focusing on water and sanitation; emergency relief; health; education; empowering women; and poverty and hunger.
Moreover, each of the above categories has sub-categories for more specific visualization of aid efforts. You may also click on lick “Select/Deselect All” to turn on or off all layers of data, respectively. Besides, National Geographic is offering you an opportunity to make a difference in the world and see places first-hand where you can take action to help.


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