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Road Planning, Myanmar

Informing development of a new planned road from Dawei, Myanmar to Thailand, and quantifying and mapping natural capital across the nation to support development and implementation of the country’s Green Economy strategy. Also, mapping threats to natural capital from potential investments through China's Belt and Road Initiative. Partners:  Stanford University, WWF.

Earth Observations and Sustainable Cashmere, Gobi Desert, Mongolia

Working with a mining company, an apparel company (owner of brands such as Stella McCartney and Puma), and a conservation organization to improve understanding of the benefits of regenerative grazing programs in degraded rangelands of Mongolia. Applying cutting-edge science using earth observations. Oyu Tolgoi will use this information to monitor the impacts of their mining offsets and Kering will apply it in the assessment of sustainable cashmere supply chains. Collaborators:  Oyu Tolgoi, Kering, Wildlife Conservation Society, NASA

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