Amazonian Tribes Team with Google Earth to Protect Rainforest

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Last June, Chief Almir Surui and the Amazon Conservation Team (ACT), invited Google Earth to western Brazil to teach several indigenous tribes how to use geospatial technology to protect the rainforest. View the YouTube video of Chief Almir Surui speaking at the Google Earth Outreach launch. View the international team's journey on Google maps. News and notes of the team's experience can be found at the Google LatLong Blog "Memories of the Amazon"

Additional articles posted by the Amazon Conservation Team:

San Francisco Chronicle, July 3, 2008 written by Anastasia Ustinova, "Google breaks Amazon tribe's isolation

CNN Video webcast "Google teams with Amazon tribe"