Sandy beaches make up over one-third of the world's coastline, yet nearly half of them could disappear by 2100.
We visualize nearly $25 trillion of global exports by country, showing you the top exporting nations and the data behind...
Who are the leaders in rough diamond production and how much is their diamond output worth?
What are the world's top countries by GDP per capita? How do those rankings change when we adjust for purchasing power parity?
How far has humanity spread, and where haven't we gone? This graphic maps the extent of humanity’s impact on the world from 1993 to 2009.
For the last 70 years, birth rates for the 49 most populous countries of the world have fallen sharply, heralding an uncertain future.
Which countries have the highest military spend relative to their economy? This visual breaks down the amount spent in each country by GDP.
A map of the Earth 20,000 years ago, at the peak of the last ice age, when colder temperatures transformed the planet we know so well.
This graphic visualizes the world’s aging population, showing data for every country and territory around the world.
How many democracies does the world have? This visual shows the change since 1945 and the top nations becoming more (and less) democratic.
Diabetes affects millions of people around the world, but the spread isn't equal. This map highlights diabetes rates by country in 2021.
This map plots the colonial shipping lanes used by the British, the French, the Spanish, and the Dutch in the 18th and 19th centuries.
These visuals highlight the uranium mining industry and its output, as well as the trajectory of nuclear energy from 1960 to today.