Islands With 10 Million Residents

There are at least 180 497 islands on Earth with an area of 10 hectares or more. Upon those islands resides approximately ten percent of the world’s population. But of those islands holding all those hundreds of millions of residents, just 170 islands have a population of more than 100 000 people. 53 islands host a…

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A Tail of Madagascar

What a day for Madagascar! First it has to deal with an attempted coup, and now it looks as though it has even more land to defend from insurgents – that is, according to Google Maps: Now, there have been plenty of map errors and anomalies in Google Maps over the years, and there always…

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