Criminal Nature: The Global Security Implications of Illegal Wildlife Trade
March 8th, Washington D.C

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Introducing the Spring 2016 AGS Scholar Interns!

AGS welcomes Kathleen, Emma and Josue as they begin their spring internships in the Brooklyn Heights headquarters. Read more about their backgrounds and aspirations on Ubique!

Bowman Expedition in Honduras

Twenty-three Years of Participatory Research Mapping in Honduran Muskitia: Katainasta Communities Map a New Type of Indigenous Territorial Jurisdiction. Get updated from AGS President Dr. Jerome Dobson on our blog!

AGS Council Fellowship

AGS launches Geobadges!

 GeoBadges is a project convened by the American Geographical Society that aims to help teachers across the United States leverage the power of project-based mapping activities to drive student learning.

GIS Technologies to Stop Poaching 

Developments in GIS data capture, using handheld devices, satellite imagery, and drones, are empowering governments and conservation organizations to more effectively fight for species survival. Here are four recent examples of GIS technologies being implemented to stop poaching.

AGS is newly offering "Sneak Peaks" at Articles from the Geographical Review through Interviews with the Authors!

This preview helps readers understand what practical impacts these studies have, hear from the authors themselves, and discover the interesting findings these studies provide! To access the full articles, become an AGS affiliateand get free online access!


February 10, 2016 - News and Information

Where do all of those Valentine's Day bouquets come from?

Flower Bouquet Exports by Country    Most of us take it for granted that we will give or receive a bouquet on Valentine's Day.  But where do these flowers come from? This map examines the flower production and export industry across the world, and gives us an insight into the economic... Read more...


February 09, 2016 - AGS Members News, News and Information, Press Release

IFAW’s tenBoma Project Adopts OpenGeo in Support of Innovative Counter-Poaching Initiative

IFAW, Agile Analytics, Boundless, and AGS Deliver Open-Source Geospatial Platform to Help Protect Kenyan Wildlife and Communities   Washington, DC and Raleigh, NC – February 9, 2016 – In support of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)/Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) tenBo... Read more...


February 09, 2016 - Map of the week, News and Information

Map of the Week: Catholic Populations Across the World

This year, Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, falls on February 10th. Lent is celebrated in the Christian religion as a 40-day period of fasting (not including Sundays) in preparation for Holy Week and Easter, the Christian holiday that commemorates the resurrection of Jesus. For the duration of ... Read more...