Found on infosthetics.com , phiffer.com and boingboing.net Global water and air volume. Conceptual computer artwork of the total volume of water on Earth (left) and of air in the Earth's atmosphere (right) shown as spheres (blue and pink). The spheres show how finite water and air supplies are. The water sphere measures 1390 kilometers across and has a volume of 1.4 billion cubic kilometers. This includes all the water in the oceans, seas, ice caps, lakes and rivers as well as ground water, and that in the atmosphere.
Breathing Earth is a cool website that displays international statistics in real-time, similar in concept to Poodwaddle.com's World Counter . Breathing Earth focuses on carbon dioxide emissions by country and adds population, births and deaths. Welcome to Breathing Earth.
Meet The World is an infographic project that uses the colors of eight national flags to represent some of the current issues in the world. Icaro Doria is Brazilian, 25 and has been working for the magazine Grande Reportagem, in Lisbon, Portugal, for the last 3 years. He is part of the team (with Luis Silva Dias, João Roque, Andrea Vallenti and João Roque ) that produced the flags campaign which has been circulating the Earth in chain letters via e-mail.
Nathan Yau at FlowingPrints has released a new poster, the World Progress Report . It’s available for one week ONLY, and then he’s going to release the printer to start printing them up. Orders will only be taken until January 21st. Each 24”x30” poster is signed and numbered, and one can be yours for $26 + shipping & handling. Nathan is doing another great thing.
Nathan Yau at FlowingPrints has released a new poster, the World Progress Report . It’s available for one week ONLY, and then he’s going to release the printer to start printing them up. Orders will only be taken until January 21st. Each 24”x30” poster is signed and numbered, and one can be yours for $26 + shipping & handling.
Good infographic from the New Scientist showing how many years we have left of our key natural resources. Essentially these are basic bar and pie charts, but dressed up to make the overall graphic more compelling. The message is still clear though, and the author gets his point across very strongly. This comes from a 2007 article in the New Scientist called " Earth's Natural Wealth: an Audit " that include two more infographics as well. The first is a map of where in the world are these natural resources are. The next is a bubble graphic showing the scale of how much of each resource an average American will consume during their lifetime.
Volvo’s new infographic puts their 2011 CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and Sustainability Report into a tidy, easy to read design! Shaping the Future of Transport focuses on Volvo’s environmental, economic, and social responsibility. All you need to know about the Volvo Group’ CSR and Sustainability Report 2011.
7 Billion: How Did We Get So Big So Fast? Watch as global population explodes from 300 million to 7 billion. Sometime Monday, the world will have more humans than ever: 7 billion, according to the U.N.