Contrasting the amount of people eaten by sharks annually with the number of sharks killed by humans in a single day puts the deadly ocean predator’s plight in a different context. It’s more sharks than you can possibly prepare yourself for.
From growing Vegas to chopping down the Amazon, these Google photos of the last three decades of the Earth from space let you see both human ingenuity and our destructive power.
The maps from Geography of Hate look at where across the country people are most likely to be tweeting something deeply hateful.
By distorting the world’s countries based on different environmental and economic indicators, we can see an amazingly clear picture of how emissions, resources, and poverty all combine.
Want to get a good sense of where businesses should be looking in the next 100 years? How about the small chunk of the planet that now holds half the population?
This infographic shows the hard truth for anyone in their late 30s or younger: Everything has been more difficult for you, and it’s just getting worse.
Climate change is making the oceans rise, creating more and more dangerous situations for our coastal cities. See just how much and what we can do to stop it.
These renderings of what the Statue of Liberty and the Jefferson Memorial will look like when sea levels rise give you an idea of how the world will change once the Arctic ice melts.
No matter how good Americans are at recycling and fuel efficiency, we can’t fix the planet without the rest of the world. Do people in other countries think about the environment? Not that much.
Students are being saddled with enormous amounts of debt just to get a degree, and how much it costs is going way up. This infographic shows just how much.