Introduction to GIS student Aletta Brady (’15) crafted a map illustrating the current locations of Government Department Alumni. Check it out at http://www.wesleyan.edu/gov/departmentalumni/index.html.
High resolution, contemporary data on human population distributions: http://www.worldpop.org.uk/
Global maps showing forest change from 2000-2012. Read about them at http://googleresearch.blogspot.com/2013/11/the-first-detailed-maps-of-global.html or go directly to the maps at http://earthenginepartners.appspot.com/science-2013-global-forest and the Science article at http://www.sciencemag.org/content/342/6160/850
Elephant Poaching Crisis Story map developed through a partnership between Esri, Wildlife Conservation Society and Save the Elephants. http://elephantstory.wcs.org/ The story map gives a broad overview of historic and current African elephant ranges, the collapse of forest and savannah elephant populations, and the ivory trade within Africa that extends to Asia with the Chinese ivory … Read more
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