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It might not always seem like it, but #maps play a big role in the lives we lead today. From tracking Uber orders in Montreal to understanding the effect of coastal farming activity in Sinaloa, Mexico– maps help us navigate and understand the world around us.⠀

Follow along with us every #MapMonday to learn more about the stories and information maps tell us!

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Map for Monitoring Health Impacts from Extreme Heat Events

Monitoring Health Impacts from Extreme Heat Events

September, 2022

It’s #MapMonday! Every summer North Americans are increasingly facing extreme heat #DidYouKnow that the British Columbia Heat Impacts Prediction System (BCHIPS) was created as part of a Commission for Environmental Cooperation project on climate adaptation and extreme heat health impacts?

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August, 2022

It’s #MapMonday! #DYK that Commission for Environmental Cooperation created the North American Environmental Atlas (#NAAtlas), a collection of publicly accessible harmonized geospatial data layers at the continental level that is used for research, environmental management, and decision-making?

Map identifying climate change–related impacts

LEO Network

July, 2022
Climate, Community

It’s #MapMonday! #DidYouKnow that the Commission for Environmental Cooperation supported the expansion of the Local Environmental Observer (LEO) Network across North America?

Map showing drought regions in North America

North American Drought Monitor

June, 2022

This #MapMonday we’re highlighting next week’s #DesertificationAndDroughtDay and this year’s theme “Rising up from drought together.”

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Air Quality Awareness Week

May, 2022
Air Quality

Today is #MapMonday and the start of Air Quality Awareness Week #AQAW2022 (2-6 May)

CEC Atlas Map

North American Forests

April, 2022

Wildlife and humans are deeply connected with forests and their conservation requires a good understanding of climate and ecosystem differences.

CEC Atlas Map

Groundwater – making the invisible, visible

March, 2022
Climate, Land Cover

Today is #MapMonday! This month’s map highlights the #WorldWaterDay 2022 theme: “Groundwater – making the invisible, visible”

MapMonday Atlas map

Land cover Change Intensity 2010-2015

February, 2022
Land Cover

#DidYouKnow you can use data from the #NorthAmerican Land Change Monitoring System (NALCMS) for many different applications?

CEC Atlas Map #MapMonday

North American Pollutant Release and Transfer Register

December, 2021
Air Quality

#DidYouKnow that every year, industrial facilities in North America must report the quantity of pollutants they release to the air?

CEC Atlas Map #MapMonday

North American Protected Areas

November, 2021

It’s #MapMonday! Did you know there are over 250,000 terrestrial and marine protected areas in North America, covering more than 15 million square kilometers, including 41 @UNESCO Biosphere Reserves and 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites?!

CEC Atlas Map #MapMonday

Industrial Waste/Pollutant Transfer Activity in North America

October, 2021
Pollutant Releases and Transfers

Have you ever wondered where #IndustrialWaste goes?

MapMonday Atlas map

Costing Flood Events in North America

September, 2021

#DidYouKnow that #flooding causes billions of dollars in damage across North America?

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