Pixelated Population Bookmark

I’m a fan of data visualisations and this campaign, resurfaced from 2008, depicts the amount of animals in a certain species by the amount of pixels used in their image. This is a great way of visualising and unfortunately some of the images put it in a rather worrysome perspective :( Yet it’s a neat and creative way to display the information. I suppose the numbers aren’t correct anymore, since it’s been 10 years, and hopefully you’d think they would have improved again by now…

Pixelated image of an Amur Tiger displayed with only 450 pixels
The pixelated image of an Amur Tiger, estimated of which about 450 remain

See all the images of the campaign

Update: According to Wikipedia there were ~562 tigers around in 2015, so maybe that’s good news for 2019 onwards.