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How many people live near nuclear power plants ?

A couple of interesting maps created by Gregor Aisch for Zeit Online. The interactive maps show the number of people living near nuclear power stations. One covering the USA, another for Germany. The idea: to show how many would be … Continue reading

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Country borders redrawn in Google Maps

Inside Costa Rica points to a recent alteration in the border between Costa Rica and Nicaragua in Google Maps. The earlier version  labelled the long-disputed Calero Island as Nicaraguan. Some sources claim this mapping ‘error’ led directly to the Nicaraguan … Continue reading

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Data stored by cellphone company mapped – the results are astonishing

The New York Times draws our attention to some impressive data journalism from Zeit Online. After a legal battle, Malte Spitz from the German Green party, managed to gain access to records kept by his cellphone company, telecoms giant Deutsche … Continue reading

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