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It can be difficult to fully comprehend the scope of the refugee crisis flaring up across Europe based on the numbers alone.
That’s where Lucify comes in.
The Finnish data visualization site took the U.N.’s monthly count of asylum-seekers from 2012 through 2015 and used the numbers to create an amazing animated graphic. Each moving dot represents 25 people leaving their home country and moving into another.
“We aimed to convey the magnitude of the crisis in a way that is intuitive, memorable and engaging,” the creators wrote on Medium. “After building a proof-of-concept, we recognized that such a visualization does not only show the scale of the numbers, but also beautifully tells the story of what those numbers mean.”
Check out the full graphic:
originally posted by: angeldoll
a reply to: intrptr
Yes, because the ME was the modern day Atlantis before we got there. : @@ :
What really irritates me is that, when the U.S. was facing a tidal wave of illegals coming from Mexico, South America, etc, we were the targets of shame and ridicule for not supplying "those poor people who are only trying to find a better life and escape the violence" with a place to live, food, clothes, medical care.....