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Map Monday: more fun with projections and cartograms

We’ve looked at map projections before on Map Monday.  To remind you, the most common projection – that is, the representation of the 3-D globe on a 2-D map – is the Mercator projection. There are many reasons for this, … Continue reading

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Map Monday: why World Water Day is needed

Human beings can’t live without a certain amount of fresh water. Fresh water is a requirement for life, and therefore it would be hard to imagine anyone disagreeing that access to clean water should be a human right. But, as … Continue reading

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Map Monday: what happens to all that plastic?

It was back in December when a fellow blogger, Kavitha at SunshinySA Site, posted what for me was a sit-up-and-take-notice fact: Coca Cola scores hat trick as world’s worst plastic polluter worldwide.  Yes, for the third year in a row, … Continue reading

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Map Monday: a little bit of this, a little bit of that

Let’s start this week’s Map Monday with a map that those of us who have shared our lives with cats will relate to. When I went looking for dog maps, just to be an equal opportunity pet reporter, I was … Continue reading

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Map Monday: realities behind some economic and political considerations

Today’s maps take a look at some challenges for economic and political decision-making. Doing the right thing – like addressing climate change and global inequality – isn’t easy. But the issues are real, folks, and they’re scary. And they’re going … Continue reading

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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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