Data and Figures

Here you find data, graphs and other information related to ecology, conservation, and climate change. Please respect copyrights of the different websites!

For German language information, please go here.

 Bird songs

  • xeno Canto, a community database of shared bird sounds from the whole world.

Climate change

  • Global Warming Art (GWA)
    This webpageis the result of a dream that the public and educators should have easy access to the same data and results that have framed the scientific discussion of global warming and climate change.
  • NASA Multimedia Gallery. Photos and Videos (NASA)
  • Tipping point high resolution media (NASA)
  • US Climate at a glance (NASA)
  • Ocean Acidification. Summary for Policy makers 2013 from IGBP.



  • International Energy Agency (IEA)
    The International Energy Agency (IEA) to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for its 28  member countries and beyond.
  • Specific data of Germany from the EIA
  • Specific data for each state in the USA from EIA
  • US Energy information Administration (EIA)
    The U.S. Energy Information Administration collects, analyzes, and disseminates independent and impartial energy and greenhouse gas information...

Global Change Master Directory (NASA)

The GCMD holds more than 25,000  Earth science data set and service descriptions, which cover subject  areas within the Earth and environmental sciences....

Greenhouse Gases

  • Data and grafics on global amount of greenhouse gases (UFCCC)
  • UNFCCC data on greenhouse gas emissions per country (UNFCCC)
  • UNFCCC Data onGreenhouse gases
  • Data Access and Summary with References for the Mauna Loa Site are here.
  • Data and graphics from other Scripps CO2 collection stations are found here and can be used to show how the shape of the curve changes with latitude.
  • Data from other CO2 collection networks (including ice-core data) are here.
  • A rather detailed summary of greenhouse gas concentrations can be found here.
  • Access to a wide variety of other validated scientific data is available from CDIAC's extensive archive (CDIAC)
  • The Global Carbon Project
    The scientific goal of the project is to develop a complete picture of  the global carbon cycle, including both its biophysical and human dimensions together with the interactions and feedbacks  between them.

 Ice and snow


  • World maps about CO2 emissions and other statistics from the International Energy Agency (IEA)
  • Maps of all kinds of things, such as the percentage of children across the world (The World mapper)
  • Global Distribution of Fire (NASA)
  • Maps and grafics of all kinds of information on climate change, ecosystems, poverty,..(UNEP)
  • A map of the earth with sound files from around the world (Wildsanctuary)

Pictures and animations

  • UN Flickr  Foto Library
  • NOAA Flickr Foto Library
  • Wikipedia Public Domain Image Resources (Wiki)
  • A community indexed photo archive Gimp Savvy.
  • Pictures at Flicker, especially hier.
  • Pictures by Gary Braasch Photography: World View of Global Warming. This is copy-righted material!
  • Science Photo Library
  • Pictures and animations (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • An exchange of pictures and movies, supported by WWF und IUCN (Connect2earth)
  • Earth observation for polar Monitoring (PolarView)
  • European Space Agency (ESA)
  • Scientific Visualization Studio (NASA)
    The mission .. is to facilitate  scientific inquiry and outreach within NASA programs through  visualization.
  • State of Flux - Images of change (NASA)
    Each week the State of Flux features images of different locations on planet Earth, showing change over time periods ranging from centuries to days... All show our planet in a state of flux.

Other relevant data and graphics

  • Amazing grafics about global population and related topics at GAPMINDER
  • Nationmaster. All kinds of data for different countries (energy, CO2 Emissionen,..) are given at Here you can compare different issues between any two countries.