What role do pesticides have in killing nature?
The devastation at Lake Shinji can be summed up in three simple graphs, created by Nat Geo graphics editor John Kappler: One shows the increase in nenonic use starting in 1993; the second shows the drop of zooplankton in the lake starting in 1993; and the third shows the drop in smelt and eels starting around 1993.
National Geographic is known for its award-winning maps and graphics (like this incredible stunning visualization of bird migration) or these maps showing how tigers have been traded across the U.S., but sometimes a simple bar chart or line chart (below) is all you need to to make your point loud and clear.
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