Every reforestation, agroforestry, and conservation project has a unique and exciting story. The map-based explorer.land platform is the place to transparently communicate the project stories to donors, investors, product buyers, supporters, and the public.

Share your landscape story with the world.

Map-based platform for transparent project communication.

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Quick overview of explorer.land

explorer.land is a map-based online platform. It is designed to present forest landscape projects and to communicate their activities whilst connecting them with like-minded organizations and stakeholders from around the world.

Unlike other social media and presentation platforms – where content is mainly shared in a timeline -, explorer.land allows all published content, like posts, photos, videos to be shown in its geographical context on top of interactive high-resolution maps.

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How to use explorer.land

Create your project map.

Show the project location. Build beautiful web maps by simply drawing or uploading your project polygons. Mark important sites, like the headquarter, nursery, reforestation sites, and conservation areas.

Select the base-map.

Use the high-resolution integrated base-maps or upload your own satellite or drone imagery to visualize your project achievements over time.

Select the base-map.

Use the high-resolution integrated base-maps or upload your own satellite or drone imagery to visualize your project achievements over time.

Post geo-localized content.

Place your stories in the context of the entire project, on a map. Show your impact on the landscape, the communities, and nature. Celebrate your successes, but also highlight the failures. Give the real story.

Share your project story.

Build lasting relations with your stakeholders and supporters with authentic and transparent communication. Make it exciting to explore your project story and data.

Share your project story.

Build lasting relations with your stakeholders and supporters with authentic and transparent communication. Make it exciting to explore your project story and data.

See how other organizations are presenting their projects and stories.

6 reasons why explorer.land will improve your project communication.

Interactive project exploration

Let your audience immerse themselves in your project story by showcasing first-hand experiences and insights. Celebrate your achievements, and share them with your growing network.

Visibility

Increase your online presence to grow your customer base. The simple search mask of the explorer.land will make sure that interested clients can find your project, services, and products and contact you directly.

Central communication hub

One place for all public communications. Simply explain where you are located, who your partners are and how you can be contacted. Communicate all your project activities on a map and over time. Let your followers share the most interesting stories with their friends.

International clients

Already small projects can have international clients. Today, investors, donors, and forest product purchaser do not sit in one geographical location. If you want to grow significantly, your transparent project presentation will help you to engage with international customers.

Online trade fair

Instead of buying expensive booths at trade fairs or seats at conferences where you are competing with other exhibitors, the explorer.land can be your year around ‘booth’ to grow your international audience and client base.

Accountability and trust

Raise the bar to a level of ultimate transparency and clearly distinguish your project as one that is legitimate and high-quality. Stand out and build trust.

What is your project story?

What is your project story?

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See why other organizations use maps in their communication.

OpenForests’ web-map has been a fantastic tool to visualize our reforestation project El Silencio for fundraising.

Fernando Arbeláez

President, Fundación Biodiversa Colombia
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The interactive map is our major storytelling tool, providing our stakeholders with deep insight into our tree planting project in Indonesia. We have reached an unprecedented level of transparency, as we publish our entire forest monitoring data on high-resolution drone maps.

Johannes Schwegler

CEO, Fairventures Worldwide
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The imagery provided by OpenForests is far superior to satellite imagery and has given us a fine-grained understanding of land use trends. The explorer.land web-map has proved to be an invaluable tool for communicating our work to supporters but also to the communities we work with. We run our entire strategic communications through explorer.land.

Ian Cummins

Landscape Program Director, RUNA Foundation
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explorer.land in the media.

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Storytelling Guide

Become a better communicator of landscape projects. The “Storytelling Guide for Landscape Projects” improves your storytelling skills and showcases mapping and communication platforms like explorer.land for sharing your unique project story with stakeholders and supporters.