Featured Projects

We have partnered with several NGOs who are mapping the wildlife, biodiversity, and environment of Africa. See many more projects by non-profit organizations at our Showcase.

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

UNEP has just released the new Uganda Atlas of Our Changing Environment to depict which areas of Uganda have seen changes in land cover and environment using historical satellite imagery.

  • View the Uganda Atlas in Google Earth, by viewing the UNEP Atlas of Our Changing Environment in the Layers panel of Google Earth. (Download Google Earth if you don't already have it.)

You can also download narrated tours of several sites

Please note: you will need Google Earth 5.0 or higher to view these narrated tours. Download and install the latest version.

Mapping Africa’s Protected Areas Project (MAPA)

The MAPA Project of South Africa maps the boundaries and points of interest of parks and other protected areas in Google Earth.

Save the Elephants

Save the Elephants is showcasing their geofencing project to assist anti-poaching efforts.