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Knight International Journalism Fellow Gustavo Faleiros is an environmental journalist and media trainer who specializes in data-driven journalism. As a Knight fellow, Faleiros created  InfoAmazonia, a digital map that uses satellite and other publicly available data to monitor the Amazon rainforest. Faleiros began his career as a reporter for Valor Econômico, Brazil’s main financial newspaper. Follow him on Twitter: @gufalei

Latest Stories

Journalists join with hackers and scientists to report on water quality

In the face of a lack of hard evidence to report on water supply contamination in Brazil, journalists are preparing to collect the data themselves. 

Gustavo Faleiros | November 14, 2014

Journalists make Amazon development data accessible to the public

A new project helps people understand the issues behind important sets of environmental data.

Gustavo Faleiros | January 10, 2014

How journalists are using the JEO mapping platform to build sites powered by geographic data

JEO is a WordPress theme that makes it easier to build sites powered by geographic data. Environmental news site Oxpeckers is using JEO to track and visualize rhino poaching in national parks.

Gustavo Faleiros | October 23, 2013

#Noshare: a statement on data ownership--and why it matters for news

Let's adopt the tag "#noshare" to tell governments, companies and other institutions when we don't want them using our data, says Knight International Journalism Fellow Gustavo Faleiros.

Gustavo Faleiros | October 03, 2013

Geojournalism Handbook shows how to capture earth science knowledge for reporting

A new guide shares tips, tools and skills for better environmental coverage.

Gustavo Faleiros | September 24, 2013

Expanding environmental data expertise among journalists

How a new project is training international journalists to find, analyze and visualize environmental data.

Gustavo Faleiros | August 09, 2013

How InfoAmazonia is taking data storytelling to the next level

A website that maps environmental threats to the Amazon region is now using interactive photo galleries, video mashups and a distribution widget to share stories.

Gustavo Faleiros | April 02, 2013