New maps: WHO knows about life expectancy

on April 6, 2012

Average life expectancy in 2000 Every year on 7 April, the World Health Organisation (WHO) celebrates its birthday with World Health Day. There's a different theme each year – this year, it's “Ageing and health: Good health adds life to years”. With the number of people aged 80+ set to almost quadruple to 395 million between now and 2050, there are lots of good reasons to promote living a healthy life! So we thought, what better way to contribute to the cause than by – you've guessed it –...


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New map for Easter: Different breeds of rabbits

on April 5, 2012

Easter is almost upon us! The combination of Easter and the northern hemisphere's spring brought rabbits to mind – we can't stop thinking about what the Easter Bunny might bring us! While we're waiting, we decided to look into a rabbit-themed map – so we've mapped the global distribution of different rabbit breeds. The map (above) shows how many different breeds of rabbits you'll find in a number of countries. If you live in a country like Australia, there's only one breed of rabbit – so you...