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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...
2017 World Population Data Sheet
Every year, Population Reference Bureau (PRB) provides the latest demographic data for the world, global regions, and more than 200 countries and territories. This year we focus on the state of the...
Oil and Gold
Going back as far as 1983, the prices of two key commodities, oil and gold, have often moved in close correlation with one another, even as the Consumer Price Index rose steadily. However, in the...
Boston Crime Map
The map shows that downtown Boston, Chinatown, Roxbury, and Dorchester have had more aggravated assaults than other neighborhoods. Roxbury, downtown, and Dorchester had more robberies than other...
Conflict urbanism: Columbia
A random sample of 200,000 victims of the conflict
Measuring what affects misery
Mental illness is a better predictor of misery than poverty is.
The State of the Nations
A tilegram map of the world showing which countries are the biggest spenders on public health, compared to Gross National Income. Each country is also measured on health indicators.
Rescue Signatures in the Mediterranean
This visual and interactive report shows how the combination of several different types of data can be leveraged to provide a more systematic understanding of the efforts made to save lives in the...
Too Far for Aid
20,000 immigrants in Illinois live further than 60 miles from the nearest Legal Aid Organization. Without proper legal aid, those without the financial means to pay for a private attorney are...
Project "The Essence"
Distributing Information can save a life. It is important to provide updated preemptive Information in different Forms in certain Essential Products. Many regions face major challenges nowadays...
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...
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...
The Point Of No Return - How the world is adapting to climate change
Climate change is an increasingly significant phenomenon and it’s likely to become irreversible. In this website, we analyzed how the international community is acting to mitigate the human...
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...
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...
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...
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.
Viz for Social Good
Viz for Social Good is a social data project run by Chloe Tseng. The mission is to empower mission-driven organizations and increase awareness of social issues through beautiful and informative...
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...
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...
Emissions change starts at the top
Some of the largest companies in America are also those leading the charge toward a more sustainable future, according to a joint report by Calvert Research, WWF, CDP, and Ceres. Today’s...
A Desperate Escape
Rohingya Muslims have been fleeing apartheid-like conditions in northwestern Myanmar for decades. A recent military operation drew allegations of ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity and...
Access to good-quality affordable housing is a fundamental need and key to achieving a number of social policy objectives, including reducing poverty and enhancing equality of opportunity, social...
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...
Click an elephant together and save the world
This visual app makes CO2 goals tangible on the personal level: What can you change in your own household to contribute to the 40% reduction of CO2 emissions that the Dutch government has promised...
Driving safety in the USA
Why some states have higher fatal car accident rates than other states?
International Number Ones
Because every nation is best at something.
A record year of home demolitions in occupied East Jerusalem
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.
Finnish Arms Report
SaferGlobe, a group of researchers and peace activists, together with Futurice, a digital consultancy, bring transparency to Finland's arms export by creating a website with interactive arms export...