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Gridded Cartograms by Benjamin Hennig, from Geographical

This visualisation of the global tree cover shows the quantitative distribution of the world’s forests. In a ‘gridded cartogram’, each of the grid cells shown covers an equal physical space and is then resized according to the total amount of space covered by trees in this area. 

Benjamin Hennig, Geographical, 2015.
Click on the image or use the following link to read the full article.  


Click each of the images below to read Benjamin Hennig's articles based around cartograms and gridded cartograms in Geographical.

Earth at Night                Ebola deaths                Ecological footprints 

Gender inequality                Human worlds                Meat eaters 

People and the sea                Species at risk                Storm spaces 

The wild spaces                Water worlds                Wet lands

 World religions               Dimensions of poverty

 

 

 

 

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Views of the World (Benjamin Hennig)
Geographical magazine

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