Friday February 05, 2016



This interactive map, still in beta, "New York Music Map" is an attempt to capture New York's most significant music makers.

Click on a band name and learn more.

How many bands do you recognize?

Read more.

(Source: The Map Room)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Friday Feb 05, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Thursday February 04, 2016

Household food insecurity in Canada, 2013 takes a look at inadequate or insecure access to food among Canadians due to financial constraints.

The statistics show that food insecurity  is a significant social and health problem in Canada.

Some findings:

  • 1 in 6 children live in a home that does not have adequate food supply
  • Food insecurity was most prevalent in Northern Canada, especially Nunavut and the Maritimes
  • 1.4 million households have experienced food insecurity

(Source: Homeless Hub)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in DATA on Thursday Feb 04, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share



Mapping threats to cultural heritage in the Middle East and North Africa makes it clear that much of our past 'the Cradle of Civilization", is in imminent danger of destruction.

With priceless artifacts and millennia of history lost and imperiled, teams of heritage experts in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have been working tirelessly to tract the scope of the plunder thus far.

This user-friendly, interactive map "Culture under threat map" shows the clear march of destruction. It is created by the Antiquities Coalition.

Read more.

(Source: Atlantic/City Lab)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Thursday Feb 04, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share

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