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It’s a book map! This map references over 600 works of English literature and is loosely based on a turn of the century London street map. Check it out on BuzzFeed.

An estimated 29.8 MILLION people are living in slavery TODAY. This is a map of the world’s slave workforce. Follow the link to find out more. 

An unprecedented land grab is taking place around the world. Fearing future food shortages or eager to profit from them, the world’s wealthiest and most acquisitive countries, corporations, and individuals have been buying and leasing vast tracts of land around the world. Click the locations below to see who the players are in the global land grab. (From: The Land Grabbers: The New Fight over Who Owns the Earth by Fred Pearce)

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