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Fast food England: how many takeaways are near you?
There are now 56,638 fast food shops in England, occupying more than a quarter of all food outlets. Use our interactive map to get the full picture for your area.
Wild animals are an indispensable part of nature and an important partner of ours. In the past hundred years, due to the continuous deterioration of the living environment of mankind and...
After the Flood: Never Let Bygones Be Bygones
In summer 2016, there were a series of massive floods in China, affecting more than ten million people and killing thousands across the country. In some regions of northern China, the loss was...
The flow of goods between states
This map shows the flow of all domestic freight between states in 2015 using data from the Freight Analysis Framework, which is a comprehensive accounting of all commercial freight movement between...
The Watergrabbing Atlas
This work is the first visual atlas that offers a wide overview about the phenomena included under the notion of water grabbing. Stealing, limiting, disrupting or interfering local communities...
What Is Coral Bleaching?
While more and more is being seen on the changing state of coral reefs around the world like the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia, we reported on a smaller nearby reef in New Caledonia...
#tagsandthecity renames subway stations after the Instagram hashtag which is most popular around them. So it draws a picture of how a city is photographed and what is going above each...
Fatal Bear and Wolf Attacks in Norway
Uber Vs Cabs
All 4.5 million Uber pick-ups, and 82.4 million yellow cab pick-ups between April and September 2014. The rise of Uber is well documented, but the geographic complexity is often harder to see as...
TransitFlow is an open-source software tool that enables users to easily generate spatial-temporal visualizations of transit frequency in cities around the world!
NYC Tree Census
2015 Street Tree Census, conducted by volunteers and staff organized by NYC Parks & Recreation
This is what would look like, if the annual emissions from cars in Los Angeles would form a big bubble instead of mixing into the air. That bubble would be hovering right over Downtown Los Angeles...
Six maps that show the anatomy of America’s vast infrastructure
President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to invest about $550 billion in new infrastructure projects across the country was a central theme in his campaign. “We’re going to rebuild our infrastructure,...
This project is an interactive website illustrating the dynamics of Shenzhen through data analysis on 165 metro station areas. With this metro searching tool, the readers can have a better idea of...
The World's Most Dangerous Cities
The cities with the highest homicide rates are once again nearly all in Latin America
1812: When Napoleon Ventured East
A special historical project by Russian news agency TASS dedicated to one of the most dramatic pages in Russia’s past – the Patriotic War of 1812. This program is based on a map outlined by French...
Mapping Out The Unknown
This visualization reviews the data discovery process through the example of the 'discovery' of the Americas by early European sea explorers and cartographers. Original maps from David Ramsey...
The daily commutes of more than 130 million Americans have been used to identify commuter-based megaregions in the United States for the first time. The project was published in the academic...
An Interactive Visualisation of the population of this non-native species in and around London, UK
The Age of Agglomerations
This project forms part of Agglomerations. World>Russia>Moscow, an investigation carried out for the Moscow Urban Forum 2017. Сartographic data, graphics, diagrams and texts presented here...
US Goods Trade with the World
This is my analysis of US international goods trade based on data provided by USA Trade Online, part of the Department of Commerce, as available in February 2017. The graphic shows the relative...
Mapped: The climate change conversation on Twitter in 2016
Who are the key climate change influencers on Twitter? To find out, Carbon Brief and Right Relevance embarked on a year-long collaboration to collect and analyse 13 million climate-related tweets...
A Day in the Life of The Tube
The “A Day in the Life of the Tube” viz summarises the 5 million daily journeys on the underground using the 2015 Rolling O&D survey, and splitting the data into two-hourly periods. The viz...
Globe of International Trade
In 2015, the global import-export market totaled $15.6 trillion. This animated map shows where those goods came from and where they went. Each dot represents $1 billion in value of a particular...
What the Street!? – The Mobility Space Report
What the Street!? is a data visualisation project by moovel lab for the interactive exploration of mobility space in cities around the world. It compares how fairly cities allocate urban space...
INRIX Data Visualization for Global Traffic Scorecard
Each year, transportation and location-analytics company, INRIX, releases its Traffic Scorecard — a global ranking of major cities based on the economic costs of traffic congestion based on more...
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This solar map visualises the planet's leading solar energy countries/continents. These include : South Korea: 2,398 Megawatts Belgium: 3,156 Megawatts Australia: 4,130 Megawatts Spain: 5,376...
New York City Stop & Frisk
“It worked very well in New York… it brought the crime rate WAY DOWN” – Donald Trump “It was ineffective” – Hillary Clinton “The argument is that it is a form of racial profiling” – Lester...
35 Years of American Death / Patterns Of Death In The South Still Show The Outlines Of Slavery
If you look at maps of mortality rates across the country, you might notice a pattern showing up again and again. It's a crescent shape that starts in southeastern Virginia and curves around the...