Green Map System is proud to introduce ten truly inspiring Stories behind the creation of Green Maps.
With this volume, we have collected some of the best examples of Green Mapmaking, a worldwide project promoting sustainable communities. More than just Green Maps, this vibrant Atlas brings you voices of local leaders and portraits of ten community mapmaking projects, including their motivations, methodologies, key sites and outcomes.
The Green Map Atlas is a digital volume in versatile Portable Document Format (PDF). You can enjoy these beautifully illustrated Stories on your computer, as a traditional book, in a display, or even share them by email.
by comparing processes, impacts and more, these diverse communities from
Asia and North America are first to be featured:
The debut volume of the multimedia Green Map Atlas series is freely accessible
online, in English and Japanese. It includes 88 pages illustrated with over 350 photographs and map views. In the future this series will focus on
other world regions or themes, such as youth or waterways mapping. Coming
soon, an Atlas CD-ROM will enable high-quality, on demand printing, fulfilling
our vision of global outreach and decentralized, local publishing.
We encourage you to download and keep the entire 88 page Green Map Atlas. Our goal is to cultivate healthier hometowns everywhere, and we hope these Stories offer inspiration for yours!
To read more about choices behind this Atlas, visit the Colophon.
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worldwide movement puts hope on the map. Green Map System's network
includes nearly 250 locally led projects in 40 countries. More than 150
different Green Maps have been published as of February 2004, as seen at
Guided Tour of Green Map System's website in Japanese: www.greenmap.org/about/japan.html
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Instead, download the Introduction PDF — it includes an introduction, table of contents, credits, user's guide and cover pages to complete your copy of the Green Map Atlas.
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