Thursday June 29, 2017

Finally!

Over 3000 Indigenous communities in Canada have been added to Google Earth and Google Maps.

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(Source: CBC)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Thursday Jun 29, 2017  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Wednesday June 21, 2017

A recent survey commissioned by the humanitarian organization Islamic Relief Worldwide asked members of several Westernized countries (UK, Germany, United States, Lebanon) their views on Refugees.

While most respondents agreed that the majority of refugees were innocent victims, they were less agreeable to accepting them into their countries. Many associated refugees with terrorism.

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(Source: Humanosphere)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in DATA on Wednesday Jun 21, 2017  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share



The free movement of workers is one of the basic principles of the European Union. It means that Europeans can move between countries in the European Union in order to work. In 2015 4% of the EU's population had made use of this right in order to live in an EU country in which they weren't born.

The Pew Research Center has created an interactive map which allows you to see how many non-native Europeans live in each EU country. The Origins and Destinations of European Union Migrants within the EU allows you to select an individual EU country and discover where the EU immigrants living there have originated from. You can also discover where migrants from individual countries have moved to in order to work.

(Source: Google Maps Mania)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Wednesday Jun 21, 2017  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share