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Landscape Game

Resource URL: http://www.cifor.org/landscapegame/
Description: Landscape Game is an interactive video game developed by Herry Purnomo, a scientist at the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and a professor at Bogor Agricultural University (IPB). Based on a board game of the same name, this new video game focuses on investing in forests, sustainable forest management and the future. Opponents race to build their wealth while simultaneously viewing the environmental impacts of their decisions. The video game is available to play online or as a mobile app.
Author/Producer: Herry Purnomo, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
Topic Areas Covered: Forest management, forest products
Resource Type: Video game
For Grade Levels: K-12, college and adult
Publication Date: 2014
Length: N/A
Cost: Free, offers in-app purchases
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? No
Language: Video game is available in English, Spanish, French, Indonesian
Educational or Informational: Educational
Recommended Enhancements:
Geographic Location: Seven different landscapes are depicted in the game, including the Congo, Java, Amazon and others.
Notes: Available on Apple and Android devices and desktop PCs running Windows
Evaluation Criteria:
Author/Producer Contact: Herry Purnomo
Address:
Phone: +62 811 800 6150
Email: h.purnomo@cgiar.org

Our Message & Evaluation Criteria

  • Everything is made from natural resources and natural resources must come from somewhere.
  • The gathering and processing of all natural resources have environmental impacts.
  • Responsible production and use of wood - a renewable resource - is environmentally sound.

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