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Access Denied Map

See censorship efforts targeting online social networking communities and other apps. Each marker highlights a specific country barring access to major websites. Details include text, images or video describing the censorship and efforts to combat it. 

Air Travel Emissions Calculator

A Google Maps mashup that allows you to calculate the per-passenger greenhouse gas emissions created by a commercial airline flight between any two airports. 

GoogleMaps uganda

By mapping information about ongoing community-led philanthropic partnerships in northern Uganda, this site helps American citizens aggregate their resources to support post-conflict transformation. 

Be The Full Stop

A social network for people to gather and show their support for the NSPCC. 

Child Soldier Cycle '11

Child Soldier Cycle raises awareness in North America of the child soldiering atrocities going on in other parts of the world.  

Twitter, TwilioSMS, Twilio, Facebook 
CPI Media Tracker

From the Well Connected project at The Center for Public Integrity, the Media Tracker is an online database that, aside from mapping broadcast towers, provides an array of data on the reach and influence of companies that control the flow of information. 

CrocTail Corporate Watch

CrocTail provides an interface for browsing information parsed from SEC filings about several hundred thousand U.S. publicly traded corporations and their foreign subsidiaries. 

GoogleMaps, CorpWatch 
Environmental Mining Claims

Environmental Working Groups interactive website and database makes it possible to see satellite images of the physical impacts of mining. The images show not only the impacts of existing mines, but where mining may occur in the future. 

Following Political Dollars

Useful mashup that lets you see who has been donating money to which political party by zip code. Good combination of raw data, charts and maps. Data source is The Fundrace Project. 

Give Earth a Hand

Give Earth a Hand is a nonprofit-oriented social networking community which uses Google Maps to integrate members. 


Giveness is a social network for philanthropy. Charities can create their own communities to connect with their supporters and fundraise online. When a user purchases a product through Giveness, 100 percent of the commissions generated will be donated. 

EBay, AmazonProductAdvertising 

Application for creating fundraising eStorefronts built on the Amazon API. Enables non-profit organizations to raise money through online shopping. 

Greenpeace Crop Circles

This mashup was banned by the French courts. Greenpeace created this to show where Monsanto was genetic engineering maize. This link takes you to the Greenpeace report and the mashup. 

Greenpeace Ocean Voyage

The Greenpeace Defending Our Oceans voyage is plotted on this Google Map. 

LIME Local

Community-generated directory of Green places. Users are asked to submit and share environmentally friendly, sustainable and healthy businesses and services. 

Major Oil Spills Map

This Google map displays major oil spills since 1960. The spills are searchable by decade and by volume. 

Map of U.S. Toxic Air Emissions

Displays EPA Toxic Release Inventory data on a simple map that is searchable by city or address. 

Mapping Nuclear Disasters

This is a Google Maps mashup displaying major nuclear and non-military accidents and disasters. 

Maps of Tibet Protests

Map of March 2008 protests in Tibet, and ensuing events. With photos, summaries, and links to supporting documentation about the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy, TCHRD, website. 

Mobile Commons

Mobile Commons provides many ways for citizens to contact their local representatives in the Senate and Congress, as well as the President of the United States. 



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