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Benjamin Hennig explains two cartograms which demonstrate the global water security threat
Following the collapse of the upstream tailings dam in Brumadinho, Brazil, Benjamin Hennig maps tailings dams around the world
The domestication of animals for food, secondary products, labour and companionship over the past 11,000 years has led to a global distribution of domesticated species with distinct geographical patterns
Mapping the trade war between the US and China and the bean caught in the crossfire 
Check out this superb selection of mapping books - ideal gifts for the cartographer
A large-scale terrain mapping project makes Antarctica the best-mapped continent on Earth 

Under the volcanoes

Benjamin Hennig charts the impact of volcanoes on nearby human populations
A volunteer-led digital mapping project is at the heart of efforts to combat humanitarian disasters

Seismic spaces

Benjamin Hennig charts the growth and impact of the world’s earthquakes
Benjamin Hennig maps out the global production and distribution levels for diamonds
New interactive maps combine precipitation and temperature to show climate change in more detail and can be used to compare climates worldwide
National Archives map historian, Rose Mitchell, highlights some of the cartographic treasures being put on display as part of a series of exclusive Geographical ‘behind the scenes’ tours
From nuclear warnings to whether your favourite band will ‘make it big’. Prizes amounting to £20,000 were awarded to winners and runners-up across eight categories, from Current Affairs and Politics, to Arts, Entertainment and Pop Culture
New maps of global reptile distribution reveal significant gaps in the network of protected areas
How are the EU member nations faring in the fight for gender equality?
Violence against women violates human rights, and the lack of equal rights is also seen as a major obstacle to a more sustainable development
These 13 poignant infographics are in the running for the 2017 Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards
Sometimes referred to as the fourth dimension, time has a highly geographical relevance

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