Showing posts from October, 2015

We are living in the Age of Humans

The future of global development, mapped

Desertification Vulnerability

Map of uninhabitable, nuclear-contamination zones, around Fukushima (Japan)

Ecological footprint

Arctic sea ice minimum volumes (1979 - 2015)

Land use in Europe in 1900 & 2010

A World at Risk: Aggregating Development Trends to Forecast Global Habitat Conversion

Decadal change in pollution with development

States impacted by sea level rise

Black wood dependency

Ocean level during the last ice age

Canada's anthropogenic footprint (everything from roads to reservoirs)

Lifespans of the animal kingdom

The decrease in species richness in North America

Radioactive fallout from Chernobyl disaster (Curie/km2)

More than 100,000 African elephants were illegally poached from 2010 through 2012

First digital map of ocean sediments reveals weaker carbon sink

Human Influence Index