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Raleigh Seamster
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We teamed up with +Catlin Seaview Survey to collect #StreetView imagery of one of the most unique ecosystems in the world: The Galapagos Islands!

Learn about our adventures diving with sealions and trekking through active volcanos: http://goo.gl/Dloki
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Terrific work +Raleigh Seamster!  You and you team should be very proud.
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Google Earth Outreach Launch
Google Earth Outreach  gives nonprofits and public benefit organisations the knowledge & resources they need to visualize their cause and tell their story in +Google Earth and +Google Maps.

At the launch, you will hear from keynote speaker Professor Tim Flannery Macquarie University, +Rebecca Moore Engineering Director Geo Earth Outreach and +Alan Noble Engineering Director +Google Australia.  As well as having the exclusive opportunity to see first hand some of the enterprising projects already underway.

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Monday 5 November, 6pm
Macquarie Theatre
Macquarie University

Register for the event here: http://goo.gl/F2UBn
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This is a project I've been working on over the past few months. Congrats to the Surui on their launch!
 
This week at the Rio+20 conference, the Surui tribe of the Brazilian Amazon are launching their Surui Cultural Map on +Google Earth, the result of a five-year collaboration between the Surui people and Google.

Over the course of three visits to the Surui territory, the Google Earth Outreach team taught Surui youth how to take photos and videos to collect stories from their elders—information that's now been bound together in a Google Earth KML. On the Surui map, you'll find locations that reflect their interdependency with their forest home—such as where to find certain kinds of trees, hunting grounds and animals like parrots or jaguars—as well as sites and stories of historical events. Read more about the Surui Cultural Map in our blog post http://goo.gl/eWI29 or watch a short documentary about the project.

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Fantastic work Raleigh!!
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Hi David, thanks for joining! I'm not sure that you can remove the reference to the logo all together, however one suggestion might be to put the logo layer in a folder combined with another layer and lock them as a single entity. If the map viewer expands the folder, he/she will be able to see the logo layer in the contents...but it's a little less obvious. I hope that helps!

Here's the help article on organizing your content into folders: http://support.google.com/mapsengine/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=2451644
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We're excited to announce that the Google Earth Outreach team (www.google.com/earth/outreach) has recently launched in Australia and New Zealand! The team has worked alongside many non-profit organizations, helping them bring their stories to life through geospatial visualizations and tools. Learn more about the team and their mission, and how you can get involved: http://goo.gl/GVlj6
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Don't forget to apply by July 3rd!
 
Apply now for the ‘Geo for Good’ User Summit

An exciting opportunity is coming up in September: a special three-day hands-on technical workshop hosted by the Google Earth Outreach (http://goo.gl/VPpJ6)  team. The first annual Geo for Good User Summit is designed for mapping and technology specialists in the public benefit sector, who are actively working on projects related to mapping.

What: Geo for Good User Summit
When: September 26-28, 2012
Where: Google Headquarters, Mountain View, California

To find out more and apply, visit http://geoforgood2012.earthoutreach.org. Application deadline is July 3, 2012.
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Apply now for the ‘Geo for Good’ User Summit

An exciting opportunity is coming up in September: a special three-day hands-on technical workshop hosted by the Google Earth Outreach (http://goo.gl/VPpJ6)  team. The first annual Geo for Good User Summit is designed for mapping and technology specialists in the public benefit sector, who are actively working on projects related to mapping.

What: Geo for Good User Summit
When: September 26-28, 2012
Where: Google Headquarters, Mountain View, California

To find out more and apply, visit http://geoforgood2012.earthoutreach.org. Application deadline is July 3, 2012.
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    Cultural Anthropology, 1998 - 2002
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    2007 - present
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