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Peoplemovin - A visualization of migration flows

Peoplemovin - A visualization of migration flows
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Sverige är unikt – här är 25 världskartor som visar hur Ibland pratar vi om Sverige som landet lagom, mellanmjölkens land, där allt är lite sådär mittemellan. Varken plus eller minus, vi är lite neutrala i allmänhet. Men tittar vi på Sverige i relation till resten av världen så kan man sluta sig till att inom vissa områden så är vi världens mest extrema land. Nedan finner du 25 stycken världskartor där Sverige är rankat etta eller ligger i toppen inom olika kategorier. 1. Bland länder med högst konsumtion av mjölk per capita Via Foodbeast 2. Via GlobalAgeWatch 3. Via the Atlantic 4. Via the Atlantic Cities 5. Via SPI 6. Källa 7. Källa 8. Källa 9. 10. Via the Telegraph 11. Källa 12. Via 13. Källa 14. Källa 15. Via Washington Post 16. Källa 17. Via World Bank 18. Källa 19. Källa 20. Källa 21. Källa 22. Källa 23. Källa 24. Via World Bank 25. Via World Bank Slutligen en bonus. Via World Values Survey Fotnot: Inspriration från 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World Tips: läs även ”Svenskarna med flest följare på Instagram”

A closer look at communities thriving in unexpected places In Caracas, the capital of Venezuela, nearly 70 percent of the population lives in slums that appear to drape like silk over every hill of the city. Iwan Baan: Ingenious homes in unexpected placesIwan Baan is not as interested in what architects build as he is in the beautiful ways that people appropriate the spaces once the planners are gone. In today’s talk, Baan — whose breathtaking image of lower Manhattan after Hurricane Sandy hangs on at least one of our walls — shows incredible images from communities thriving in ways that seem quite opposite to the uniformity of suburbs. Baan’s talk will have you marveling at human ingenuity. In the center of Caracas is the Torre David, a 45-story unfinished office tower that was in the midst of construction until the developer died in 1993, followed by the crash of the Venezuelan economy the following year. With no lifts or escalators, the tower is essentially a forty-five-story walk up. In Makoko, forced evictions are a daily reality.

The World's Population Might Not Be About Numbers After All In a world with limited resources, we have to conserve what we have and reduce the number of people on the planet—at least, that’s what most of us believe. But is this true? That’s the provocative question raised by the new documentary Misconception. The film, which premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 20, gives us a personal look at the social and political ramifications of population growth. Oscar-winning director Jessica Yu (best documentary short subject) began exploring the issue of population growth while making her previous documentary, Last Call at the Oasis, which is about the global water crisis. Misconception challenges our assumptions through the stories of three everyday people: Bao, a Chinese bachelor who’s facing pressure from his family to marry; Denise, a Canadian pro-life activist; and Gladys, a Kampala, Uganda–based journalist who works with abandoned children. At 29, Bao is under the gun to tie the knot.

Human Population Predicted To Reach 12 Billion By 2100 At 7.2 billion, the human population is already a serious burden on resources and a threat to the environment and species. Imagine, then, how dire the global situation would be if we were to reach 12 billion, because if the current rate continues, that is what our planet may be facing at the turn of the next century. According to a new study by the United Nations (UN) and the University of Washington, there is an 80% probability that the world population will reach between 9.6 and 12.3 billion in 2100. That’s around 2 billion higher than previous estimates. “The consensus over the past 20 years or so was that world population, which is currently around 7 billion, would go up to 9 billion and level off or probably decline,” study author and statistician Adrian Raftery said in a news release. They anticipate that a large proportion of the increase will occur in Africa because of high fertility and birth rates. Read this next: Keychain First Aid Kit Might Help Save The Bees

Earth Population as Village of 100 Claim: List summarizes what proportions of common traits would be like if we could shrink the earth's population to a village of precisely 100 people. Example:[Collected on the Internet, 2001] If we could shrink the earth's population to a village of precisely with all the existing human ratios remaining the same, it would look something like the following. There would be: 57 Asians 21 Europeans 14 from the Western Hemisphere, both north and south 8 Africans 52 would be female 48 would be male 70 would be non-white 30 would be white 70 would be non-Christian 30 would be Christian 89 would be heterosexual 11 would be homosexual 6 people would possess 59% of the entire world's wealth and all 6 would be from the United States. 80 would live in substandard housing 70 would be unable to read 50 would suffer from malnutrition 1 would be near death; 1 would be near birth 1 (yes, only 1) would have a college education 1 would own a computer 52 would be female 48 would be male

85 rikare än halva jordens befolkning tillsammans Publicerad 2014-01-20 10:19 Världens 85 rikaste personer har mer pengar än jordens fattigaste hälft, 3,5 miljarder människor, tillsammans. De ekonomiska orättvisorna fortsätter öka globalt, enligt välgörenhetsorganisationen Oxfam. – Det är skakande att halva jordens befolkning på 2000-talet inte äger mer än en liten elit vars antal bekvämt skulle få plats i en dubbeldäckare, säger Oxfams vd Winnie Byanyima under det pågående Världsekonomiskt forum i schweiziska Davos. Oxfams rapport ”Working for the few” ger svindlande perspektiv om fördelningen av världens ekonomiska tillgångar som totalt uppskattas till 1.560 biljoner kronor (en biljon har tolv nollor, reds anm). • De 85 rikaste personerna har lika mycket pengar som de 3.500.000.000 fattigaste. • Världens rikaste procent äger hälften av världens rikedom – 712 biljoner kronor – och 65 gånger så mycket som den fattigaste hälften. • 70 procent av världens befolkning bor i länder där inkomstklyftorna ökat de senaste 30 åren.

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and info graphics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this collection aims to do just that. Hopefully some of these maps will surprise you and you’ll learn something new. A few are important to know, some interpret and display data in a beautiful or creative way, and a few may even make you chuckle or shake your head. If you enjoy this collection of maps, the Sifter highly recommends the r/MapPorn sub reddit. You should also check out 1. Map by Google 2. Map via Wikimedia Commons 3. Map by Stuart Laycock (via The Telegraph) 4. Map by via Reddit Pangea was a supercontinent that existed during the late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic eras, forming about 300 million years ago. 5. Map by Business Management EU 6. Map by The New York Times 7. Map by Teepr on Reddit 8. Map by 9. Map by Phoenix B 1of3 10. Map by Carna Botnet via Reddit

Flash Earth - Zoom into satellite and aerial imagery Human the movie HUMAN, a film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. Turn on the Closed Captions (CC) to know the countries where the images were filmed and the first name of the interviewees. What is it that makes us human ? Is it that we love, that we fight ? That we laugh ? In order to share this unique image bank everywhere and for everyone,HUMAN exist in several version : A theatre version (3h11) , a tv version (2h11) and a 3 volumes version for the web. CONTACTSOffice Yann Arthus-Bertrand : Yann2@yab.frProject manager: jessica@human-themovie.orgHead of international screenings and distribution : lara@human-themovie.orgFrench events and non-commercial distribution : Official website HUMAN : For further contents, visit and share #WhatMakesUsHUMANWatch the full film from September 12 at

The World’s Most Spoken Languages In One Fascinating Infographic Whenever I meet someone of a different ethnicity, out of sheer curiosity, I always ask if they speak the language of their heritage. I was born in Canada, but grew up with Punjabi speaking parents. I also studied French, Japanese, and Korean, and like to see language as almost a binding agent that helps smooth over communication. Business deals can go in a completely different direction if someone knows even a few words of another language, and, let’s be honest, traveling around the world and practicing different words you’ve picked up is fun. This interesting info-graph shows which languages are spoken the most around the world. It’s an interesting thing to ponder. Do you speak one or more of these languages? This fascinating breakdown of languages around the world was created by infograph artist Alberto Lucas Lopez for the South China Morning Post. Source: Transform Your Life In 7 Days For Free Start transforming your life in 7 days.

This map shows how Europe's population changed and shifted in the first decade of the 21st century Immigration – I know this sounds unlikely, but bear with us a moment here – is in the news rather a lot at the moment. For one thing, there's the Mediterranean migrant crisis, which EU leaders are meeting to discuss this week. Then there's the non-stop thrill ride of Britain's debate over whether or not it's a good idea to alienate the entirety of the continent just across the English Channel; one of the main arguments put forward by the Eurosceptic and definitely not racist right-wing party UKIP is that pulling out of Europe would give us back control of our borders. This, though, isn't the only demographic story playing out in Europe at the moment. While Britain debates how to handle population growth, other countries are facing a crisis brought on by emigration and falling birth rates – a gradual depopulation of the sort that could utterly wreck welfare systems. What this movement of people looks like across an entire continent can be hard to visualise. Here's the map: (Emphasis ours.)

The Top 10 Happiest Countries and What Makes Them Happy “The care of human life and happiness…is the only legitimate object of good government,”—Thomas Jefferson, 1809. Everyone wants to be happy, and increasingly, countries around the world are looking at happiness as an indicator of national well-being and considering happiness in policy making. As this year’s World Happiness Report states, “Happiness is increasingly considered a proper measure of social progress and a goal of public policy.” But what makes people happy, and which countries have the highest levels of happiness? For the World Happiness Report, researchers ranked countries based on factors including healthy life expectancy, social support, GDP per capita, the happiness of a country’s children, social capital, the civil economy, the absence of corruption, and subjective well-being. 1. Photo: Kosala Bandara (CC-BY-20) 2. Photo: Stig Nygaard (CC-BY-20) 3. Photo: Moyan Brenn (CC-BY-20) Last year’s happiest country, Denmark takes the third spot this year. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Maps That Will Help You Understand the World (41 pics + video) Category: Pics | 15 Aug, 2013 | Views: 18044 | +86 | Nature's Beauty - Tiny Dick's Briefs Great selection of maps. Where Google Street View is Available Countries That Do Not Use the Metric System The Only 22 Countries in the World Britain Has Not Invaded (not shown: Sao Tome and Principe) Map of ‘Pangea’ with Current International Borders McDonald’s Across the World Paid Maternal Leave Around the World The Most Common Surnames in Europe by Country Worldwide Driving Orientation by Country Map of Time Zones in Antarctica Global Internet Usage Based on Time of Day The World’s Busiest Air Routes in 2012 Visualizing Global Population Density Flag Map of the World Map of Alcohol Consumption Around the World Map of Alcoholic Drink Popularity by Country Map of Rivers in the Contiguous United States US Map of the Highest Paid Public Employees by State World Map of Earthquakes Since 1898 Map of Where 29,000 Rubber Duckies Made Landfall After Falling off a Cargo Ship in the Middle of the Pacific Ocean *Bonus*