Best of the Blogs Monthly – September 2016

By on 28 September, 2016

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Each month, we look back on the best of the month’s Best of the Blogs.

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New data-visualisation project Migrations in Motion charts how some 3,000 species of birds, mammals, and amphibians are likely to migrate in response to rising sea levels and climate change. [via WIRED]

 

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Every two minutes, a child dies from malaria. That’s why initiative Nothing but Nets and Esri teams together to help end this disease for good. This storymap tells the story of how Malaria is affecting real lives in many countries and what can be done to turn things around. [via Nothingbutnets]

 

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Did you know that Australia once had over 250 aboriginal language groups, 150 of whose languages are still in use today? ABC has published an online version of the AIATSIS map of Aboriginal Australia, which attempts to chart each and every one of them. The next step is to make it fully interactive and to allow imagery overlays. [via ABC Indigenous].

 

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If you live in a big city, you have probably considered the pros and cons of cycling to work. To help you, some clever data journalists ran through the data to determine the biggest risks in your part of the world, and whether it is worth risking your life to save money, the environment and stay healthy [via The Financial Times].

 

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Almost anything is possible to imagine, build and manipulate with software that gives us the power to digitise the world around us and manipulate it – in real time and in three dimensions. This LONGREAD article goes into depth on the amazing possibilities that are currently being realised. [via ANZ Blue Notes]

 

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