North pole sea ice is melting more than before?

Hans Rosling (Source: Facebook Profile)

Unfortunately it seems as the North pole sea ice this year will melt more than it has done for many thousands of years. These are data from the Institute in Bremen, look at the red line and compare to the independent group in Denver that shows the ice now has same size as 2007. But what these data do not show is that it is thinner than 2007!

OECD Regions at a Glance 2011 – Interactive edition

Education levels, employment opportunities and health resources across regions. How do they vary? Why do they matter?This interactive edition of OECD Regions at a Glance unlocks the wealth of information behind this book to help you better see, understand and explore the range of data and findings that shape our regions.You can navigate both the latest comparable data and past trends across regions in OECD countries and emerging economies on a range of economic, social, demographic and environmental topics via interactive maps and graphs, shareable data and country links.

OECD Regions at a Glance has been offering a statistical snapshot of how life is lived – and can be improved – from region to region in the OECD area since 2005.

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Official Google Blog: Visualize your own data in the Google Public Data Explorer

Official Google Blog: Visualize your own data in the Google Public Data Explorer
via Official Google Blog: Visualize your own data in the Google Public Data Explorer.