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Map Monday: what will our world look like when all the ice sheets melt?

We all know the polar ice is melting, and melting faster than one could have imagined. Just ask the polar bears. The Earth’s poles are sometimes called the canary in the coal mine for climate change. Why? Because the warming … Continue reading

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Map Monday: a wellness check on the water that makes our planet the Pale Blue Dot

This week’s Map Monday was inspired by a comment from a fellow blogger, who mentioned that some of the world maps I shared put her in mind of the Pale Blue Dot. Thanks, AM, I hadn’t thought of that expression … Continue reading

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Map Monday: looking at air quality in a world wracked by wildfires

The topic of this week’s Map Monday was inspired by a link sent to me by a friend.  Thanks, Sharon. The world is watching the horrific wildfires in California, Oregon, and the state of Washington, which are following closely on … Continue reading

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Map Monday: taking a look at geological and weather events around the world

This Map Monday presents an overview of what kind of geological and weather events one may encounter across the globe. Some of these maps are a few years old, although within a decade. One thing to keep in mind is … Continue reading

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Map Monday: a map’s-eye view of some of the world’s political and environmental changes

The maps we’ll be perusing today are fairly self-explanatory, but there’s lots more detail to back up their story in the links provided in the captions. As usual, you are encouraged to click on any of the maps to zoom … Continue reading

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Map Monday: maps to amuse and perhaps surprise

This week’s Map Monday is inspired by my friend Bob, who pointed me in some interesting directions. Thanks, Bob. Most of these maps speak for themselves. Many are from the site quora.com. Remember that you can click on any of … Continue reading

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Map Monday: more fun with maps, playing with population densities

This week’s topic was inspired by a map my niece posted on Facebook, mostly for my interest. Thanks, Heidi! This is the map she posted: You won’t be surprised to learn that she lives in British Columbia. She lives somewhere … Continue reading

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Map Monday: a look at the world’s most precious resource – water

This Map Monday was inspired by a link shared with me by my friend Mark Kirby. Thanks, Mark. It’s not exactly a map, but the diagrams and narrative in this Visual Capitalist article are very interesting and well worth a … Continue reading

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