Aerorama 360º HD aerial panoramas

Have a look at our new webpage announcing the drone workshop I lead.

We are pleased to present our new drone training service page. If you are planning to acquire a drone for your forest or conservation project, then OpenForests' training workshop is the ideal preparation for your undertaking!

Procure and operate your own drone system for your forestry or conservation project. OpenForests’ drone training delivers all basic knowledge.

My latest work.

4-day workshop in Bogotá Colombia about the use of drones in conservation and forestry.

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Fundación BioDiversa Colombia

Después de 4 días de arduo trabajo en el curso "Uso de vehículos aéreos no tripulados (UAV) en la conservación: Teoría y práctica en la adquisición y análisis de imágenes"


My work at OpenForests (English below)

Gemeinsam mit unserem Partner OpenForests wurde die 1 Million Trees Webkarte um tolle Funktionen erweitert und eine Fläche von 10.000 Hektar mit Luftbildaufnahm...en hinterlegt. Reinschauen lohnt sich!

In collaboration with our partner OpenForests the 1 Million Trees webmap has been extended by some new features including an area of 10.000 ha of aerial footage. Take a look!

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LINK ZUR WEBMAP: Im Rahmen des 1 Million Trees Programms von Fairventures Worldwide und dem Borneo Institute in Zentralkalimantan, B...

I will be working in Colombia for a few weeks. Should you want to meet me there personally to get to know more about OpenForests, the company I work for, than write me an e-mail using patrick.ribeiro[at]openforests[dot]com


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Our drone expert Dr. Patrick Ribeiro will be traveling and working in Bogotá and in the Valle del Cauca department between the 14th of July and the 17th of 2016.

Should you want to use this opportunity to get to know more about OpenForests and to talk about a possible collaboration, than you can meet Patrick personally. Just get in touch with him via mail > patrick.ribeiro[at]openforests[dot]com.

Amongst others, he will be holding an introductory workshop about the use of drone in the field of conservation and forestry (more infos at

We look forward to meet you in Colombia.

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My latest work within OpenForests

ONE OF OUR LATEST WORKS - Webmaps for the Fundación Runa in Ecuador.

DESCRIPTION: With the creation of an interactive web map and the integrated aerial panorama...s, OpenForests has established a communication tool for all stakeholders, including the RUNA management team, local farmers and indigenous groups and also donors. For all of them the web map provides a transparent insight into the project progress and supports a deeper understanding of the projects impact.

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Drone based forest project mapping and virtual tour for RUNA Foundation, Ecuador. Transparency for all stakeholders including donors and project managers.

Fauna & Flora International - Finance Business Partner, Eurasia, Americas, Fundraising & Operations, 18 July 2016

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 per annum Start Date: As soon as possible Duration of Contract: Open Location: Fauna & Flora International, Cambridge, UK Founded in 1903, Fauna & Flora International (FFI) i...

Rainforest Alliance - Project Manager, the Alliance for Sustainable Palm Oil, or Aliansi Sawit Lestari Indonesia (ASLI)

Reports To: Operations Manager, Southeast Asia Location: Indonesia – Jakarta The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization that works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. Based i...

Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA)- Research Fellowship- Causes of deforestation in the Western Amazon in the context of REDD+indígena and Climate Change, 10 July 2016

The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) offers 7 scholarships to candidates who would like to pursue their Ph.D. degree within the ICTA-UAB Unit of Excellence ‘María de Maeztu’ Strategic Research Programme. The successful applicants w...

NEPCon - Chain of Custody Auditor – Environmental Schemes

Would you like to join a market leading and international organization, who ensures responsible use of natural resources worldwide? Are you ready to take up the challenge of ensuring companies comply with international environmental standards? As a Chain of Custody auditor at NEPCon your main tasks...
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Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) - Post Doctoral Fellow – Political Ecology of the Green Economy in India

PUR Projet - Assistant Project Coordinator in Colombia

Main Mission: Coordinate, and monitor community and integrated reforestation projects in Latin America Specification of activities: 1/ Elaborate and update reporting and communication tools and for…

Hello, the company I work for is participating in a contest. I invite you all to vote for us.

OpenForests is participating at the contest in the category Climate Finance with the project "Online platform for forest investm...ent and project management".

We invite all of our followers to support us in this contest by voting for us. Please follow the link below and follow the instruction.

The OpenForests team will be very grateful for you participation

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A workshop I will be giving end of July in Bogotá, Colombia

Our #drone expert Dr. Patrick Ribeiro will hold a introductory #workshop to the use of #drones for landscape and #forest management as well as for #environment ...#conservation missions. The workshop is organized by our partner organization Fundación BioDiversa Colombia and will take place from the 25th to the 28th of July in Bogotá, Colombia.

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Announcement of an introductory workshop on the use of drones as conservation tools which will take place between the 25th and 28th of July in Bogotá.

New forest investment opportunity: Plantation forestry, Carbon and ecosystem services, Togo…/marketpl…/project/TG001

Since 2010, we have been operating in Togo, and have already reforested an area of 1,000 hectares (close to 2,500 acres). Owing to the project success, the Togolese government asked for an expansion of the project. The combination of environmental protection, regional development work, and a profita…

My latest work! (more to come...)

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Fairventures Worldwide

Dank unseres Partners von OpenForests, Patrick Ribeiro, entstehen gerade beeindruckende Luftbilder von unserem 1 Million Trees Programmgebiet auf Borneo. Einen ...ersten Einblick bekommt man hier und bald gibt es mehr zu sehen auf!

Thanks to our partner of OpenForests, Patrick Ribeiro, impressive aerial photographs of our 1 Million Trees program area in Borneo are in the making. For a first impression watch here and soon there is more to see at!

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