Explore a Minefield, Cambodia (narration by Angelina Jolie) 

The HALO Trust has teamed up with Google Earth Outreach to map minefields around the world. Take a tour of mine-affected areas of Cambodia to see how HALO’s landmine removal efforts have helped build safe, thriving communities. Watch, Share, Donate.

The landmine problem in Cambodia remains one of the largest in the world but is now much better understood and systematic clearance is moving the country to a landmine impact free end state.

One Per Cent: Giant archaeological trove found in Google Earth
Source: New Scientist
Indiana Jones, put down your whip. To scour the globe for archaeological sites these days all you need is a desktop computer. Almost  two thousand potential archaeological sites in Saudi Arabia have been  discovered from an office chair in Perth, Australia, thanks to  high-resolution satellite images from Google Earth.

One Per Cent: Giant archaeological trove found in Google Earth

Source: New Scientist

Indiana Jones, put down your whip. To scour the globe for archaeological sites these days all you need is a desktop computer.

Almost two thousand potential archaeological sites in Saudi Arabia have been discovered from an office chair in Perth, Australia, thanks to high-resolution satellite images from Google Earth.

New York Launches Public School Curriculum Based on Playing Games | Popular Science
Games have long played a role in classrooms, but next month marks the launch of the first U.S. public school curriculum based entirely on game-inspired learning. Select sixth graders can look forward to playing video games such as “Little Big Planet” and “Civilization,” as well as non-digital games ranging from role-playing scenarios to board games and card games.

New York Launches Public School Curriculum Based on Playing Games | Popular Science

Games have long played a role in classrooms, but next month marks the launch of the first U.S. public school curriculum based entirely on game-inspired learning. Select sixth graders can look forward to playing video games such as “Little Big Planet” and “Civilization,” as well as non-digital games ranging from role-playing scenarios to board games and card games.