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World Migration Map - Data Visualization by Metrocosm

World Migration Map - Data Visualization by Metrocosm
This map shows the estimated net immigration (inflows minus outflows) by origin and destination country between 2010 and 2015. Blue circles = positive net migration (more inflows). Red circles = negative net migration (more outflows). Each yellow dot represents 1,000 people. Hover over a circle to see that country’s total net migration between 2010 and 2015. Click a circle (or tap the circle twice on mobile) to view only the migration flows in and out of that country. Country-to-country net migration (2010-2015) The data for this map comes from the U.N. Full screen version / Youtube video Immigration: the new Godwin’s Law If you’re not familiar with Godwin’s law, it is an old internet adage that states, “As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazism or Hitler approaches 1.” Lately, I’ve found a similar principle applies to immigration. Immigration has always been an important and frequently debated issue. Who is migrating from where to where? Syria Syria

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Mapping the world at war An interactive map highlights the shocking number of ongoing conflicts around the world While a handful of conflicts dominate international newswires, a host of bloody, unresolved wars continue to be played out across the globe to devastating human cost, underreported and, in certain instances, largely unnoticed by the wider world. These might not be seismic geopolitical events of the magnitude of the ongoing conflict in Syria, nor generally have Anglo-American interventions in the conflict zone to pique the interest of the international media. But the devastation they have wrought has been just as shocking. A new interactive map, compiled by humanitarian news agency IRIN, charts the spread of conflicts across the globe.

Origin of crops by Colin K. Khoury, Harold A. Achicanoy, Carlos Navarro-Racines, Steven Sotelo, and Andy Jarvis at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT). Version 1.0 (May 2016). This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0). 2010 Firmes, géopolitique et territoires - vol. 1 Mark Bailoni, Sylvie Daviet, Michel Deshaies, Simon Edelblutte, Jacques Fache, Frédéric Leriche, Yann Richard et Stéphane Rosière Stéphane Rosière The place of firms in geopolitical tradition and issues Der Platz der Firmen in der geopolitischen Tradition und der geopolitischen Aktualität Chalom Schirman Are international corporations new actors in GeCoPolitics? Sind internationale Unternehmen neue Akteure in der GeCoPolitik? Clarisse Didelon When the firms divide the world: Representations of the world territory on the websites of transnational firms Wenn die Firmen die Welt unterteilen ; Darstellung des Weltterritoriums auf den Internetseiten der transnationalen Firmen Yann Richard Gazpromstrategies: a geopolitical issue? Die Strategien von Gasprom: ein geopolitisches Problem ?

Mapping the Flow of International Trade According the UN’s Comtrade database, the global market for imported goods totaled $15.6 trillion in 2015. This map shows where those goods came from and where they went, each dot representing $1 billion in value. Select a country to see the flow of goods in and out of that country. The Flow of International Trade (full screen) Full screen version / Youtube With the election of Donald Trump, international trade is suddenly at the top of the U.S. agenda. Migrations in Motion - The Nature Conservancy As climate change alters habitats and disrupts ecosystems, where will animals move to survive? And will human development prevent them from getting there? This map shows the average direction mammals, birds, and amphibians need to move to track hospitable climates as they shift across the landscape. How? Researchers from University of Washington and The Nature Conservancy modeled potential habitat for 2954 species using climate change projections and the climatic needs of each species.

Earth - Your life on earth Explore BBC Earth's unique interactive, personalised just to you. Find out how, since the date of your birth, your life has progressed; including how many times your heart has beaten, and how far you have travelled through space. Investigate how the world around you has changed since you've been alive; from the amount the sea has risen, and the tectonic plates have moved, to the number of earthquakes and volcanoes that have erupted. Grasp the impact we've had on the planet in your lifetime; from how much fuel and food we've used to the species we've discovered and endangered. And see how the BBC was there with you, capturing some of the most amazing wonders of the natural world.

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