From Dutch rule to one of the world’s major economies and populations.
A once-great empire is now a largely overlooked dictatorship.
How Thailand avoided European colonization.
On balance, how many more people did Earth gain every minute of the past year?
How much did different world regions gain in population over the past year?
What share of the population of each world region is female?
Millions of tons of plastics end up in landfills and oceans each year.
Plastics have been both a gift and a curse from an environmental standpoint
China now imports a majority of the world’s annual waste plastic.