Story Telling

Stylized satellite image
Everything happens somewhere. Geospatial information helps us to understand what is happening where and why. Geospatial data provides the digital connection between location… Read more
Story map
Through the 2020 ArcGIS StoryMaps Competition, Esri and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) invited storytellers worldwide to solve global… Read more
Women holding worms
The Lebap region of Turkmenistan is a land of superlatives. Here you will find the largest river in Central Asia, the Amu Darya. Stretching some 830 kilometers from south to north through one of the… Read more
Man and Women
Sylvia Chiinda lives on the edge of desperation. Her husband died a few years ago, leaving her with no savings or possessions. It was a crushing blow for the mother of seven.  To make matters… Read more
World Bank Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2020
The Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2020 presents interactive storytelling and data visualizations about the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. It highlights trends for selected targets… Read more
Man collecting berries
For World Cities Day on 31st October, we follow the story of how the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is working with San Salvador city and its surrounding coffee farms to… Read more
Cityscape
With its rich history and multicultural cities, Bosnia and Herzegovina is an inspiring example of cosmopolitanism and green urban renewal. Zenica, an industrial hub where ash clouds have been… Read more
City Park
According to the latest census in Uruguay, more than 93 percent of its population lives in urban areas. This trend has been characterized historically in the country and is expected to intensify in… Read more
Young Women from Niger
As COVID-19 tears through communities across the globe, children have become the hidden victims of the pandemic. School closures and other lockdown measures adopted to stem the spread of the… Read more
Adapting to climate change through drought-resistant agriculture in Cambodia
Longer dry seasons & lower than average/erratic rainfall are feeding drought conditions in Cambodia. The impacts are serious for subsistence farmers, whose livlelihoods and food security depend… Read more