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Leo Bottrill is a Senior Program Officer for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Macroeconomics Program Office based in Washington DC. He is the project leader for Moabi – a collaborative mapping system that crowdsources data on infrastructure and extractive activities, which may impact critical ecosystems. The first Moabi website ( launched in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in March 2011. The site will provide a participatory and transparent platform for civil society groups to monitor site-based forest carbon projects.  Prior to joining WWF, Leo spent several years working in Vietnam and Indonesia  on conservation projects in both marine and terrestrial protected areas. He holds a Masters in Geography from the University of St. Andrews and a Masters of Science in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London.