Tag Archives: infographic
Posted on 12. May, 2015 by Nikki Massie.
(Reading this via email? View the entire graphic here.) An estimated 54 percent of Americans over the age of 18 consume coffee on a daily basis. We are so passionate about it we’ve even fashioned a whole dialect around ordering it from coffeehouses. 1. The United States is not the largest importer of coffee While […]
Posted on 19. Apr, 2013 by Lutheran World Relief.
You made a difference in Mali! In 2012: 99% of parents surveyed reported their children under five slept under a bed net the previous night. (In 2006, that number was less than 30%.) 81% of pregnant women received adequate doses of anti-malarial medication. (In 2006, that number was less than 4%.) 91% of children received […]
Posted on 29. Jun, 2012 by Amy Burke.
This week we’ve witnessed the destructive power of Mother Nature all around the world. Most notably, the wildfires in Boulder Colorado forced tens of thousands of residents to flee what most people refer to as, “the most destructive fire in Colorado history.” But what else is happening around the world? Here are this week’s stories, excavated […]
Posted on 22. Jun, 2012 by Dan Ruth.
Here in Minnesota (our headquarters is in Baltimore, but we also have an office in Minneapolis) the big news this week was the major flooding on the Lake Superior port town of Duluth. Sinkholes, escaped zoo animals and rushing waters dominated the news cycle over the past 48 hours. But what else is happening around […]
Posted on 15. Jun, 2012 by Amy Burke.
A 32 year mystery has been solved and a culprit can finally be named—yes, a dingo really did take Lindy and Michael Chamberlin’s baby. This seemingly preposterous event has made its mark in pop-culture as a film and more often than not as the butt of a joke. Now the tragedy and skepticism can finally be […]
Posted on 11. May, 2012 by Amy Burke.
This Week in LWR News: If you are in the Baltimore area and someone who appreciates contemporary art, make sure to visit the In/ Flux Gallery to see Water Sonettos! The exhibit features artwork focused on water issues and highlights LWR’s friend and esteemed Baltimorean artist Jann Rosen-Queralt. Rosen-Queralt’s work includes a series of sculptures inspired by the Dogon women she […]
Posted on 21. Mar, 2012 by Dan Ruth.
Tomorrow, March 22, is World Water Day, a day to focus attention on the importance of clean water and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. Thanks to our friends at Water.org for posting this great infographic. Learn more about how LWR is providing moving water to communities around the world at lwr.org/water
Posted on 18. Nov, 2011 by Dan Ruth.
Saturday, November 19 is World Toilet Day. Why? Frankly, because toilets are an incredibly important part of keeping a community healthy. It’s estimated that 2.6 billion people lack access to adequate sanitation. Toilets and other sanitation facilities are vital to preventing the spread of viruses, bacteria and parasites. Here are a few things going on […]
Posted on 10. May, 2011 by Dan Ruth.
Mint.com posted this infographic on their blog last week, giving a visualization of both total dollars spent by countries, as well as dollars spent per capita. It’s fascinating to compare and contrast the two (click on the image for full size): Mint.com Personal Finances