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By on 17 June, 2020

The Ethics of Geospatial – The Four E’s

Ed Parsons’ blog

Mapping guru Ed Parsons on efficacy, equability, execution and eradication in mapmaking — and ethics, of course.

Mapping Police Violence

Maps Mania

Mapping Police Violence is a research collaborative that tracks police shootings in the United States.

Tim Robinson, 1935-2020

The Map Room

Tim Robinson, cartographer and chronicler of the Irish regions of the Aran Islands, the Burren and Connemara, died of complications from COVID-19 on 3 April 2020; he was 85.

The Timelines Of Glacial Retreat

Maps Mania

Artist Fabian Oefner has created two outstandingly beautiful images from the heartbreaking effects that global heating is having on the world’s glaciers. Using historical data of glacial retreat Oefner has released two interactive photographs which visualize how Switzerland’s Rhône and Trift Glaciers have shrunk in size over the last 140 years.

Mapping the Locust Swarms

Map of the week

Locusts have been deviating crops in Africa and South Asia in the worst attack in decades. This map, via Business Insider India, shows where the swarms are and where they are heading.

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