15 Apr

Map of the Week: Modern-Day Pangea

By: Nicholas Schmidt Map Source: Visual Capitalist Volcanic eruptions and earthquakes are a frequent reminder that the earth beneath us is constantly changing. Although continental plates move only 1-4 inches per year, their movement reshapes the surface of the plate...
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18 Mar

Map of the Week: Global Deforestation

By Nicole Oveisi Source: Smithsonian Magazine, 2019 Forests play a vital role in mitigating the effects of climate change. They act as carbon ‘sinks’ by sequestering carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. They cover 31% of the Earth’s land surface, with...
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17 Feb

Map of the Week: World Happiness Map

By: Kelly Young Happiness is something that isn’t often associated with geography. However, geography plays a larger role in our daily happiness than we likely assume, influencing political tensions, diets and lifestyles. A map published by Visual Capitalist uses data...
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