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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
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...
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...
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...
Analyzing and Visualizing data on Ocean Commitments (SDG14)
Voluntary commitments for The Ocean Conference are initiatives voluntarily undertaken by Governments, the United Nations system, other intergovernmental organizations, international and regional...
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...
Hurricane Harvey SOS Rescue Map
Living in Texas, I had spent hours watching news coverage as Harvey made landfall and slowly crept its way inland towards my city. Fortunately Austin was spared, but as the bayous in Houston...
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...
International Number Ones
Because every nation is best at something.
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...
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...
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...
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...
Internet of Elephants
Internet of Elephants is a social enterprise based in Kenya and the United States, consisting of technologists, conservationists, educators, game designers and strategists, who are working together...
Driving safety in the USA
Why some states have higher fatal car accident rates than other states?
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...
Human Municipal Development Report
Datadot developed the Human Municipal Development Report (IDHM) of United Nations Development Programme (UNPD). In this project, Datadot was responsible for data analysis and visualization,...
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...
How do people in developing countries spend their money?
Two-thirds of the money spent by Indian households go to roti, kapda aur makaan (food and beverages, clothing and footwear, and housing) alone. What about households in other developing countries?...
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...
How can we keep children from playing with death?
Why did the "game" "Blue Whale" become popular in social networks in Russia and other countries? On the basis of psychological research, I describe the causes of children and teenagers'...
One year of school
Only one year of school can not only change the life of an individual, but have significant impact on the whole world, making it a better place.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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 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 ice is melting
Nicco Cirone visualizes the decrease in ice volume over the last decade.