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This Alternative to Google Maps Aims to Protect Indigenous Land

Even high tech often ignores indigenous lands, but an ambitious mapping project called LandMark is helping communities stake their claims

Credit: LandMark

ZZoom in on Peru with Google Maps in satellite view and youโ€™ll see a country comprised of three distinct zones. Sediment-richโ€ฆ




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Karen Emslie

Karen Emslie

Location-independent journalist and essayist. Stories in Wired, National Geographic (digital), The Atlantic, SmithsonianMag, Aeon, GOOD, Huck, and more.

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