Hindu Kush Himalaya

This map is based on information from ICIMOD. It focused on the area they define as the Hindu Kush Himalaya region and is a good base map for a number of stories focused on mountain regions. 

Water cycle

This map includes basin boundaries and glaciers. It is designed to be a expanded upon with basin level analysis from new data sources. For example, we have sourced a desertification map that shows how issues cut across certain basins. 

Water infrastructure

This map is primarily focused on hydropower plants but also includes canals in Cambodia and Pakistan. 


This map shows the links between protected areas, deforestation and population density. 


This map shows different types of agriculture and how they are watered (rain-fed or irrigated) and livestock density.