Our regular roundup of things we found on the web that moved us, piqued our interest, or made us smile.
8 Maps That Will Change the Way You Look at Africa
You already know that Africa isn’t a country. But what else? Check out these maps and put the continent’s population, income, growth, and potential into context. (Read more from ONE.org.)
In the Mexican jungle, a surreal art garden bewilders
A little-known destination in Mexico was created to bewilder all who visit. (Read more from Santa Fe New Mexican.)
Here’s What It Takes To Survive In The Tribal Amazon [PHOTOS]
For hundreds of years, the Ashaninka, Madija, and Huni Kui peoples have made their home in the Brazilian and Peruvian Amazon rainforest, living off the land. Until recently, the groups have lived peacefully amongst each other, struggling to survive in the often harsh, but bountiful environment.
Over the last three years, things have changed. Reuters photographer Lunae Parracho recently took a trip through the Amazon rainforest with the attacked tribes to see life from their perspective. (Read more from Business Insider.)
The 10 Countries Where Young People Are Happiest
One-quarter of the world’s population – its young people – are now getting the attention they deserve. But where in the world are the young people happiest? The results from a joint study by the International Youth Foundation, the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Hilton Worldwide and International Youth Foundation are in — and the answers may surprise you! (Read more from policymic.com.)
Election day, a time of hope – and concern – over Indonesian women’s rights
Despite the many challenges faced by women in Indonesia, many believe that with this week’s April 9th election, they’re making progress when it comes to political representation and women’s rights in the workplace. (Read more from trust.org.)