Increasing anti-malarial bednet coverage in Africa

 

Let’s sock it to the mozzies in Africa, who have caused so much death and harm with their malaria parasites. Bednets have averted 450 million cases of malaria.

Credits: Giving What We Can and map The Malaria Atlas Project via imgur, reddit r/gifs and GIPHY

The current political situation in Iraq and Syria

 

A French-language GIF based on an animation showing the various players in the political landscape of Iraq and Syria between 2014-15.

Credits: ISW and Thomas van Linge via GIFER

The Internet’s veins

 

 

The Internet today is only made possible by tens of thousands of kilometres of cabling at the bottom of the sea and buried underground. The above GIF from Vice’s Motherboard site shows the development of the submarine backbone from 1989 to 2017.

Credits: Builtvisible and TeleGeography via Meghan Neal and Vice Motherboard