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The Killing Fields: The Rhino Poaching Crisis
Rhino populations in Africa have been decreasing for many decades. The biggest cause of this is illegal poaching. Rhinos are often brutally killed and their horns hacked off for sale on the black...
Gun Violence in United States
Gun violence in the United States results in thousands of deaths and injuries annually. Gun violence is most common in poor urban areas and frequently associated with gang violence, often involving...
Plastic Buildup in Our Oceans
From food storage to furniture—we use plastic for everything. In 2008 alone 245 million tons of plastic were produced. These plastics often find there way into our waterways. Every year 6.4 million...
The ice is melting
Nicco Cirone visualizes the decrease in ice volume over the last decade.
Infographic of the Quran
Al-Quran, or the Holy Quran, was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad more than 1400 years ago. Despite being unchanged since then, very little exploration has previously been made to the statistical...
The Stories Behind a Line
"The Stories Behind a Line" is a visual narrative of six asylum seekers' routes from their hometown to Italy. The website wants to tell their stories through the data that shaped their personal...
World Cocoa Markets Made of Chocolate
This photoviz about the market of chocolate is entirely made out of chocolate. We used chocolate bars to make a treemap, chocolate topping to draw a line graph, chocolate powder (and glue) to make...
A new world atlas for a planet in crisis
Coming almost 450 years after the world's first Atlas, this Atlas for the End of the World audits the status of land use and urbanization in the most critically endangered bioregions on Earth. It...
Infographic For Global Climate Change
Global climate change is currently a serious problem in our society, influencing the Earth's future. It causes many effects on our environment, such as glaciers shrinking, ice on rivers and lakes...
Making the Connection
Right now, more than half the world is not connected to the internet, and almost 75% of Africa is offline. Why does this matter? For people living in the poorest parts of the world, access to the...
The Myth of the Russian Emigration
Some say that when Russia’s borders did open with the fall of Soviet Union, citizens rushed out. Lately they bolted again, under the weight of western sanctions. But did they? This infographic...
Perception is often far from reality, particularly in an era in which fake news and unverified information are distributed globally with no semblance of control. The most significant consequence...
Which products have the highest growth potential in the future?
The dataviz project tries to visualize the growth potential for all products and countries worldwide to support small and medium-sized enterprises in least developed & developing countries to...
Global Gender Gap Report Browser
Since 2006, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has published an annual Global Gender Gap Report. In these reports, WEF "quantifies the magnitude of gender disparities and tracks their progress over...
How a Melting Arctic Changes Everything
Scientists refer to the dramatic changes occurring in the arctic as “Arctic amplification.” A small change snowballs, and Arctic conditions become much less Arctic, much more quickly—like compound...
International Number Ones
Because every nation is best at something.
Hybris debris - What Humankind Leaves Behind
This artefact represents the impact that humanity has had in space around Earth. Each piece of tinfoil represents 10 debris pieces generated by man in the Earth’s Low Orbit, for a total of 13...
Conflict urbanism: Columbia
A random sample of 200,000 victims of the conflict
Vaccines are an essential weapon in fighting disease outbreaks. But how does the time taken to develop vaccines compare to the speed and frequency of outbreaks? And how can we do it better?
Data Africa is an open data platform designed to provide information on key themes such as: agriculture, climate, poverty and child health for 13 countries in Africa South of the Sahara at the...
International Migration：Trends & Policies
An International migrant is a person who is living in a country other than their country of birth. The number of international migrants worldwide has continued to grow rapidly in recent years due...
What happens to the European dream when it meets the migrant's dream? Is this the Europe we dreamt of? The history of the 500km of European border walls walks together with the history of...
Measuring what affects misery
Mental illness is a better predictor of misery than poverty is.
Mapping Global Refugee Movements
refugeemovements.com provides spacial and temporal interactive visualization of migration data collected by the UN Refugee Agency UNHCR. It addresses the following questions: How have global...
Reprojected Destruction - Aleppo's destruction reprojected onto London and Berlin
"Reprojected Destruction" shows the extent of Aleppo's recent destruction reprojected onto figure-ground maps of Berlin and London. The visualisation aims to help viewers relate their known urban...
Global Arms Trade & Flow
In 2016, around 31 075 Million US$ (SIPRI Trend Indicator Value at constant 1990 prices) worth of arms were traded all around the world. In 2015, this figure was 28 448 Million US$. In 2016, this...
America's broken healthcare system – in one simple chart
The US spends more money on healthcare than any other wealthy nation, but it hasn’t resulted in better health.
A "to do list" for humankind
Sustainable Development Goals sanctioned by the UN are basically a "to do list" for humankind. Take a closer look.
Sustainable Development Goals
These dashboards present data from the World Development Indicators (WDI) that help to monitor the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but they are not always the official indicators for SDG...
Battling Modern Slavery
Despite vast improvements in the global ﬁght against modernday slavery over the past decade, more than 45 million people remain victims of forced labour worldwide, with 58 per cent of those from...