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Updated by Danielle Brigida on Mar 17, 2014
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Wildlife and Nature Maps

There is so much information out there- this list is a place where you can find information about maps that show wildlife, migration, disease and much more.

Map of Life

By bringing together all types of information about species distributions, providing model-based integration, and providing a system for users to build upon our knowledge, the Map of Life project hopes to support our community in understanding and saving the world's biodiversity.

eBird Range Map

Shows range, submissions and other patterns of bird behavior.

Global Forest Watch

Last Thursday a coalition of partners including the World Resources Institute, Google, the University of Maryland, and many others released an astounding tool to view the changes in the world's forests, and it's available for free to the public. Many years in the making, Global Forest Watch take...

Monarch Butterfly Migration Explorer

By searching Flickr for geotagged photos we can see where people were seeing Monarch butterflies this year, and during the past five years. We get a list of photos captured between January 1 and today's date of each year, then generate a heatmap for each year, using the same scale for each year.

Gray Whale Migration Route Map

Starting in February, gray whales begin their 5,000 mile migration from their winter calving grounds in Mexico to their summer feeding grounds in the Arctic. Thanks to its nearshore migration route, we can observe the gray whale along its journey. Journey North reports the migration and timing from the Observation Posts below.

GeoStory: Tracking Animal Migrations

GeoStory. Learn about migratory species and how they are being tracked to solve some of the most pressing problems facing conservation.