Monthly Archives: January 2010

2010 – International Year of Biodiversity


The United Nations declared 2010 as International Year of Biodiversity.

Following maps can be found in the UNEP GEO 4 publication.

Striking from the second map is the impression that we still seem to care less about the oceans than about terrestial ecosystems.

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May the mapping begin!


This is my first blog. I will use it to express my interest in thematic cartography and to communicate intersting facts. A picture tells more than 1.000 words – a map tells more than 1.000 pictures.

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