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Create usable tools that surface data in new and easy-to-understand ways that help people recognize the challenge of feeding the planet as the population grows. Create a prototype, new application, visualization, and/or system that will explore food production, distribution, and consumption for farmers, journalists, policymakers and business leaders.
An interactive, digital piece of data journalism that allows you to explore the effect of eggs on the world, as seen through a single egg.
Eggs have seen a resurgence in recent years, with the popularity of vegetarianism and eating organic climbing. Many people are eating less meat, which lowers the amount of production, and with it, the environmental degradation caused by producing feed for the livestock and transporting everything up until the final product. But what new effects are we seeing as a result? How are these eggs affecting our everyday lives?
After an intense 24 hour period of exploring research and API's, we have the beginnings of an exploratory data journalism piece: http://patrickgarvin.com/natgeo/
Read Jonathan Foley's National Geographic magazine cover story, “Feed the World,” for more information.