Where are the world’s major shipping lanes? These maps show global maritime traffic density, highlighting some of the busiest areas across the globe.
This spiral timeline shows the events that led us to our modern world, from the Big Bang to the present.
We visualize changes to our understanding of human evolution with the introduction of a new ancient human species, Homo bodoensis.
A Global Breakdown of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Sector In a few decades, greenhouse gases (GHGs)—chiefly in the form of CO₂ emissions—have risen at unprecedented rates...
In the next year or so, humanity is expected to pass the 8 billion person milestone. These charts and maps put global population growth into context.