2013 Finalist Update: Public Lab

2013 Fuller Challenge Finalist and Honorable Mention Public Lab was featured in a recent article by MakeZine, titled “Public Lab Puts Eco Justice in the Hands of Citizen Scientists.

The feature includes a history of their work, anecdotes from the field, and the progress they are making with new approaches in new locations.

What started as grassroots mapping morphed into a long-term project to facilitate monitoring other problem areas. Public Lab has expanded farther afield, helping citizen-scientists map industrial pollution in Spain, air pollution in Ukraine, and forest canopy loss in Peru, among others. Thanks in large part to Public Lab’s collaborative spirit, the list of projects the organization’s techniques and open source kits have touched is seemingly endless.

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