The explorer.land platform is an online storytelling tool for the presentation of sustainable forest and landscape projects. It is built around an interactive web map which integrates high resolution and up-to-date satellite and drone imagery as well as georeferenced posts and multimedia. It allows members to communicate the story and the value of landscape projects in an exciting and transparent way and to build trust with stakeholders. Thanks to its project directory and search engine, the explorer.land platform increases the visibility of projects.
NGOs, Governmental, private organizations, and corporations can use explorer.land to transparently present social and ecological responsible forest landscape projects, their services, and products to stakeholders, funders, supporters and the public.
A mobile web version of explorer.land is under developemnet and yet not available. It is planned to have a mobile web version of explorer.land by the end of 2019.
Yes, there is a mobile Android app for explore.land available which calls Story Mapping App and can be downloaded here.
This app allows you to capture geolocalized photos and stories inside of reforestation, agroforestry, or conservation project and synchronize this content with the explorer.land platform.
Furthermore, the app is a news feed aggregator for all explorer.land-related news posts. You can follow specific projects and subscribe to their news feed.
No, the platform is designed in a way that makes it possible for everyone to setup up a map-based project presentation and manage the respective content. In particular, no GIS (Geographical Information System) or other technical know-how is required to handle the explorer.land.
Everyone can test explorer.land 1 month free of charge by clicking the ‘Free Trial’ button and filling in the sign-up form. You will receive your access credentials via email.