23 May

Map of the Week: Illegal Ghost Roads

By Chiara Ryals Networks of illegally-built roads, known as ‘ghost roads’, are proliferating across tropical forests and flying under the radar of governance. Usually built for the purpose of logging, poaching, or mining, these roads pose a severe threat to...
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9 May

Map of the Week: Digital Silk Road

By Phoebe Hill For centuries, the Silk Road, a complicated network of overland trade routes, connected the farthest reaches of Europe and Asia. China’s latest Digital Silk Road (DSR) initiative evokes similar narratives of connectivity, championing digital cooperation and information...
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