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Plastic waste, mostly from rivers or careless dumping on land, washes into the oceans at an average rate of about nine million tons a year. The visible trash, along with heartbreaking images of its...
Seven Endangered Species That Could (Almost) Fit In A Single Train Carriage
Some species are so close to extinction, that every remaining member can fit on a New York subway carriage (if they squeeze). First published early September 2018 on Mona Chalabi's Instagram...
Let's Talk Dirty: Composting + You
This infographic was a class project from my spring 2019 "Information Design" course. The project started with 'mind-mapping' on the topic of waste. I found myself feeling passionate about...
The journey of Shukhov’s hyperboloid
When a practically unknown Russian engineer, scientist and architect, Vladimir Shukhov, built his revolutionary broadcasting tower in Moscow, little did he know about the impact his work would have...
The longest running study on wild elephants
The scientists at the Amboseli Trust for Elephant have studied the same population of elephants since 1972. They know most individuals by name, as well as their genealogy. We built this...
Every Nobel laureate by country, prize and academic affiliation.
The Periodic Table Of Discoveries
We are all familiar with the layout of the long-standing Periodic table, as well as the distribution of its constituent elements, but who discovered them, and when? 2019 was named the...
The insane amounts of data we're using every minute
Animal hearing frequencies, visualized.
The Earth Poster
This is a portrait of the Earth in time and space – designed to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Voyager missions which departed Earth in 1977 bearing a record of our existence etched into...
Oceans' Warm And Cold Spells
This colorful graph shows when and where the oceans' surface temperatures have seen warm and cold spells in the last 10 years. Mind you that temperature, latitude, longitude and time add up to...
The colour of disease
Online images are an important resource for understanding medical conditions and their impact on those affected. The images of disease available online are dominated by visible effects on the human...
Apollo 11 - A Stop Motion Story
A web interactive Stop Motion animation of 1380 handmade vector illustrations about the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, containing explanations, original dialogues, interesting facts, doubts and...
Units of Measurement
Measurements are at the heart of analysis, testing, and discovery. Irish mathematical physicist Lord Kelvin once said, “When you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers,...
Can Humans Live Well Without Pillaging the Planet?
The piece designed for Scientific American focuses on the relationship between achieving a range of social objectives that can provide a good life and surpassing environmental impact limits needed...
What Happens To The Plastic We Throw Out
How a piece of trash can travel from land to Henderson Island, an uninhabited, remote island in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean.
A Picture Is Worth A Million Bytes
The EEA has spent 25 years providing the information and analysis needed for a sustainable future. By recognising the complex nature of environmental and climate challenges, the EEA try to...
ABDI Data Visualizations - Agenda for Brazilian Technological Development and Innovation
The ABDI (Brazilian Agency for Industrial Development) and FGV (The Latin American Think Tank) conducted a series of studies to subsidize the elaboration of public policies and governmental...
The explosion of the internet
Each Line represents a country. Length and Color represent % of country with internet access.
From the United States military to the Filipino government, data breaches can affect companies, public-sector agencies and organisations of all types. This infographic charts some of the most...
'Murderous Virus' is an information design that visualizes crime data from 1990 to 2016 in Korea. The number of crimes in each year, crime rate by population, crime rate by region and crime rate...
Mobile Internet Landscape In China 2019
This is a landscape of the Chinese mobile internet market in 2019.
Deaths relating to drug poisoning in England and Wales.
As someone who has seen the damage drug abuse does to people I was inspired to create this infographic with the main purpose of displaying clarity and understanding. We often hear the names of...
Climate change is a complex global issue, requiring simple communication about its effects at the local scale. This set of visualisations highlight how we have witnessed temperatures change across...
While doctors dream of one day perfecting medical treatments on digital clones of a patient, virtual organs are already being simulated in supercomputers. This documentary describes the efforts of...
The Embryo Digital Atlas
The Embryo Digital Atlas is an open source web based platform to visualize complex experimental datasets of embryogenesis in an easy and beautiful way. Embryogenesis is the process by which a...
A Year in Flights
This data art piece conveys the intricacies of a year’s worth of flights performed by Transavia, a Dutch airline. Each flight is turned into an abstract shape whose appearance is completely...
Supercharger vs. Turbo
An interactive, in-browser 3D visual illustration of how supercharger and turbo systems function in car engines.
Details On Fast Food
Eating a poor quality diet high in junk food is linked to a higher risk of obesity, depression, digestive issues, heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes, cancer, and early death. This...
Is a scientific career predictable?
Research on creativity has shown that people tend to produce their most important works when they are young. This is true for scientists too. But a new study finds that this is simply because...