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Green Map System

Green Map System is a great open-source website which allows users to post up green infrastructure in their city, building an open resource of civic infrastructure in cities worldwide.

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Open Green Map is an interactive mapping tool which allows users to share community initiatives and projects which are contributing to a green city through mapping significant cultural, ecological and civic resources.

I think the interactive and visual nature of this project can be learnt from to develop participatory networks of resources in cities.

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Transforming Local Information into Global Interaction! Open Green Map interactively charts natural, cultural and green living sites in your community and around the world. On this platform, you can enhance every site, path and area on any map, and share your insights, impacts, images and videos. Rate, update, translate -- there's more to come! Green Map System promotes inclusive participation in sustainable development since 1995, engaging communities in 55 countries. Support this locally-led global movement! Think Global, Map Local!, Think Global, Map Social! MOre information at


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