Tag Archives: world maps

Map Monday: from the smallest countries to the largest

The first week of this new year has been a week like no other, just as this past year was a year like no other. Increased COVID cases nearly everywhere, with tightening restrictions being put in place, dashing the hope … Continue reading

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Map Monday: where are all the whales hanging out on Christmas Day?

I love whales and whale watching, and am blessed to live in an area frequented by several species of whales – during the summer and early fall, that is. They come to gorge on the bounty of the deep and … Continue reading

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Map Monday: from Santa to animals to everything in between

In keeping with the season, I tried to find accurate maps of the round-the-world routing of Santa and his reindeer on Christmas Eve, but that proved very difficult. He is an elusive fellow. However, I did find some links to … Continue reading

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Map Monday: birds of a feather do flock together

The other day, while out for a solitary, masked walk as per our new provincial Orange Level COVID rules, I stopped to watch several mallard duck families by the shore of our river, paddling around as if they had all … Continue reading

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Map Monday: an eclectic mix of maps

This week’s maps present an eclectic assortment of facts about our world, many of which I was introduced to by Map Monday friends (thanks, Peter and Francine). Hopefully there’s something in this collection that piques your interest and maybe gives … Continue reading

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Map Monday: where are our trees and why do they matter?

A few week ago Map Monday featured the challenges humans face in ensuring sufficient fresh water for all our “needs”, including the vital basic need for sources of clean water in developing countries. A critical component of keeping our water … Continue reading

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Map Monday: let’s explore some good news in the world, we deserve it!

It’s been a stressful and disorienting 9 months of COVID, and a stressful week of watching the U.S. election results unfold, whether you’re American or not. Sorry, Americans, but the past 4 years have been pretty unsettling for most people … Continue reading

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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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