1 Nov

Map of the Week: Chemical Spill Sites

FacebookTwitter This map shows the over 2,500 sites across the US that handle toxic chemicals and are located in flood-prone areas. A report from the Climate Science Special Report last year warned extensively about the increasing intensity and frequency of...
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13 Mar

Map of the Week: Live Universal Awareness Map

FacebookTwitterLive Universal Awareness Map, or Liveuamap for short, is a revolutionary new source of data that is displayed spatially to show global news and information. Founded in 2014, this company has a goal to “help predict and prevent future conflicts,...
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6 Mar

Map of the Week: The Re-Greenification of Earth

FacebookTwitter This map shows the relative greening (increase in vegetation) and browning (decrease in vegetation) around the globe. As you can see both China and India have significant greening. Despite alarming rates of deforestation in Brazil and Indonesia, researchers from...
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27 Feb

Map of the Week: Tracking Polar Bears

FacebookTwitter Polar Bears are currently listed as a vulnerable species according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). International Polar Bear Day is observed each year on February 27th as a day to learn more about the...
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6 Feb

Map of the Week: Tracking Marine Life

FacebookTwitterMap of the Week: Tracking Marine Life Marine life can often go overlooked in the eyes of an average person, and that person may rarely stop to think about the abundance of aquatic organisms that are living in the ocean....
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30 Jan

Map of the Week 1/30/2019

FacebookTwitterMap of the week: Where Dreary Weather occurs Most citizens in the United States have experienced dreary weather at least once in their lives. Whether that person lives in the hot and dry climate of the Southwest, or the cold...
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23 Jan

Map of the Week: NJ Superfund Sites

FacebookTwitterEnvironmental neglect from previous generations continues to be a burden in the current day; across the country, certain pieces of land are no longer suitable to be inhabited or developed. These areas have been designated by the Environmental Protection Agency...
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