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Discover Malaysia

Discover Malaysia

Tourism Malaysia takes you on a virtual tour of all there is to see around the country, from nature sights to cultural experiences. 

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Track 600 years of solar eclipses

Track 600 years of solar eclipses

You can now learn about all 905 solar eclipses that have (and will) take place between 1601 and 2200 using this new guide to one of the most spectacular shows on Earth.

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The plight of Earth’s climate migrants

The plight of Earth’s climate migrants

A powerful and confronting story map that tracks rising sea levels in various corners of the world. See the damaging impact climate change is having on some of the planet’s most vulnerable populations.

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(Is there) Life on Mars?

(Is there) Life on Mars?

Break through Earth’s atmosphere and travel to Mars. Find out where spacecrafts have been successfully landed, and where they’ve crashed. Discover volcanoes, craters, and even flood the planet up to our sea level.

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The 2016 US election campaign trail

The 2016 US election campaign trail

From the Republican and Democratic national conventions all the way to election day – track the movements of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the final two months of the campaign.

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The scandals that shook the Olympic Games

The scandals that shook the Olympic Games

In amongst the gold medals and glory, there has been iconic political statements, civil unrest, doping, bribery and boycotts. Read about the biggest scandals in Olympic history.

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Penang: A walk through history

Penang: A walk through history

Discover Penang’s rich cultural history by embarking on an interactive tour of the city’s famous landmarks and streets.

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Where is the haze coming from?

Where is the haze coming from?

Global Forest Watch Fire’s interactive story map explores where forest fires occurred over the last seven days and on which company concessions.

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MH370 one year on: what we know

MH370 one year on: what we know

A year on from the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, this interactive story map follows the timeline of events and the steps being taken by authorities to solve the mystery.

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What happened to AirAsia flight QZ-8501?

What happened to AirAsia flight QZ-8501?

The interactive maps included in this portal provide a consolidated view of all publicly available information pertaining to the flight that was lost into the Java Sea on 28 December 2014.

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20 must-visit cafes in KL

20 must-visit cafes in KL

Get the inside scoop from Kuala Lumpur locals who know their pour. This GIS story map expands on locational information to provide café pictures, overviews and links to the respective websites.

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The beauty of Malaysia

The beauty of Malaysia

To provide tourists with an interactive way to discover the beauty of the nation, Tourism Malaysia developed a story map which highlights everything from cool highland hideaways to sandy beaches – away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

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Ebola outbreak map

Ebola outbreak map

An interactive map of the history of Ebola – from the first known case in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 1976, to the ongoing crises in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and throughout the rest of the world.

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We are living in the age of humans

We are living in the age of humans

Look at Earth’s shifting environment and how humans are at the centre of these changes. This story map breaks down current population trends and forecasts what path our planet is potentially on.

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The struggle to save the elephant

The struggle to save the elephant

As wild elephant numbers continue to fall due to ivory poaching, the Wildlife Conservation Society is fighting to save the species. Find out about the problem, and how you can be part of the solution.

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Where are the bodies?

Where are the bodies?

Esri’s Halloween Cemetery Tour story map draws on GIS technology to reveal details about where some of history’s most famous – and infamous – people are buried.

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