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Most people know that the University of California at Berkeley is a world-class research university. Some folks have heard of the Hearst Museum of Anthropology. But not so many people know that the university houses seven natural history museums which…


The Earth Journalism Network, a project of Internews, has been working in geo-journalism for years. They stand out as leaders in using geo-spatial info to tell human stories. Because they are part of Internews, these stories cover crucial environmental, climatic, and political topics often for under-represented global voices. And their…


Yesterday, we launched critical new work with our longtime partners at Climate Central: Mapping Choices lays out starkly the stakes of carbon emissions over the next several decades.

It also shows us a much more sobering picture than is often shown in near-term climate change forecasts. …


This summer, Stamen and The Gray Area Foundation for the Arts hosted six fellowship projects. This was the second year of the Creative Code fellowships, and the fellows came from all over the United States to work on data visualization projects about the Bay Area. They were put into crash…


We’re pleased to be featured in the beautiful new “Mind the Map” book.


Illustration by Chris Piascik

Bohunk? Because, you know, scientists are nerds and computer models so clearly don’t work. We must be doing something right!


Mount McKinley, as of today, is now Denali. It’s an important change, one that honors local indigenous names and draws attention to the very real threat of climate change impacting that part of the world, so we’re glad to see President Obama stepping up to the challenge and calling attention to Alaska as a kind of climate change ground zero.

I’m proud to announce that our own Alan McConchie gets the bragging rights for having made the change on OpenStreetMap.


2015 fellows, from left: Lindsay Irving, Andrew Kleindolph, Jill Hubley, Carlo Urmy, Elaine Laguerta & Steve Pepple. Not shown: Joseph Burg

After a very successful first year, the Creative Code Fellowships are back! We couldn’t be more pleased to welcome Joseph Burg, Jill Hubley, Lindsay Irving, Andrew Kleindolph, Elaine Laguerta, Steve Pepple, and Carlo Urmy to our studio for the summer.

The projects that these fellows will be doing cover a…


Fundamental shifts are underway in the relationship between San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

Historically, workers have lived in residential suburbs while commuting to work in the city. …


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Two days ago a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal. The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) sprang into action, coordinating mapping activities from remote mappers (read about how you can help) and working with open source mapping groups on the ground like Kathmandu Living Labs.

One of the key…

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