The Washington Post’s new “Post Politics” online section has an excellent map of elections (Senate, House, and Governor), all updated regularly. Click around for a while – there are a large number of filters, drill downs, and highlights to play with.
There are a lot of these out there, but most of them are pretty crappy. This one is very well done – data dense, yet easy to read.
A 2009 survey identified about 600 labels that denote some definition of "environmentally friendly" worldwide, including more than 80 on products sold in the United States.
The Nature Conservancy has developed an atlas of ecodiversity and conservation. The hard copy will be published on Earth Day 2010, but some maps are available online now.(Related Washington Post article and photo gallery).
One more. This time with feeling! Ok, maybe not. But this one has some great historical perspectives: Deficits, spending by agency, revenue, etc (and you can click on the area charts to drill down). Great work by the Washington Post!
Deficits (all the charts below go to the same link – click on the tabs at the top to go through them on the WP site).
Spending by agency:
Progress made on 25 promises made during the election. Click on a promise to see details and related articles at the bottom. Nice work by the Washington Post.
Crazy amount of damage. and Haiti wasn’t in very good shape to start with. I’ll keep adding finds to this same post as I come across them.
A nice tool from the Washington Post, includes graphs on troop deployment, war funding, death tolls, and comparisons to other conflicts.
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